New research findings may help refine the accepted models used by earth scientists over the past 30 years to describe the ways in which continents clash to form the Earth's landscape.
Archaeologists are now turning to forensic crime lab techniques to hunt for dyes, paint, and other decoration in prehistoric textiles.
Geologists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have located a huge chunk of Earth's lithosphere that went missing 15 million years ago. By finding the massive block of errant rock beneath Tibet, the researchers ...
Canadian scientists say habitat fragmentation, over-exploitation and global warming could accelerate the risk of extinction for many species.
Space shuttle Atlantis was transported to NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building at Cape Kennedy Wednesday morning -- the first step toward the launch pad.
U.S. government scientists say they are developing a "universal point detection system" -- a three-in-one airport security scanner.
When scientists are looking into space, the more they can see, the easier it is to piece together the puzzle of the cosmos. The James Webb Space Telescope's mirror blanks have now been constructed. When polished and assembled, ...
AMD today announced availability of new AMD Opteron processor models in both highly efficient (68 watt) and mainstream (95 watt) thermal envelopes.
A simple process pioneered by an ANU plant chemist could help to remove harmful levels of cyanide from the diets of millions of people in the developing world.