While most Americans could be a bit more knowledgeable in the ways of science, a majority are interested in hearing about the latest scientific breakthroughs and think highly of scientists.
Warning: Surfing the internet in class is now linked to poorer test scores, even among the most intelligent and motivated of students.
The KISS concept – keep it simple, stupid – may work for many situations. However, when it comes to evolution, complexity appears to be key for prosperity and propagating future generations.
This election year has produced 17 Republican presidential candidates, which on its surface may appear to give the party a competitive advantage. Evolution, however, disagrees.
Research by a team of scientists led by a Michigan State University physicist has shed new light on the properties of neutron stars, super dense stars that form when a large star explodes and collapses into itself.
A 21-year Michigan State University experiment that distills the essence of evolution in laboratory flasks not only demonstrates natural selection at work, but could lead to biotechnology and medical research advances, researchers ...
When it comes to winning evolutionary fitness races, the tortoise once again prevails over the hare.
Sending signals to the opposite sex isn't always a trait that's passed on to animals' offspring, according to new research conducted at Michigan State University.
(Phys.org) -- Nuclear physicists recently witnessed an atomic nucleus do something that nobody had ever seen one do before two neutrons at the same time.
How does a scientist fuel his enthusiasm for chemistry after 60 years? By discovering a new energy source, of course.