Using unique nanoparticles that convert laser light into useful information, Rice University scientists have created the world's first nano-sized pH meter.
Fourteen years after a talking Barbie doll chirped “math class is tough” and a barrage of criticism from women's groups forced the doll off toy store shelves, it is hard to imagine Barbie announcing, “my Internet skills ...
While most people believe that having more income would make them happier, Princeton University researchers have found that the link is greatly exaggerated and mostly an illusion.
A rare cancer is reportedly decimating Australia's dwindling Tasmanian Devil population, ABC News reported Thursday.
An asteroid that's about one-half-mile wide is hurtling toward Earth, expected to narrowly miss the planet early Monday.
The first global survey of lighting uses and costs suggests the world's electric bill would greatly decrease with a switch to efficient lighting systems.
A great hammerhead shark caught off the Gulf Coast of Florida last month was reportedly pregnant with 55 "pups" -- setting a record.
China has allowed reporters inside its space launch control room at Aerospace City near Beijing as part of an effort to join in the world's space projects.
A truck idles at a stoplight; when the light turns green, it roars away in a cloud of dirt and exhaust.
This drives astronomers crazy. Every summer, on the one night when millions of Americans are guaranteed to be outside at nightfall, necks craned upward watching the sky, almost no one pays attention to the heavens. It's all ...