Bacterial toxins can wreak mass havoc within cells by shutting down multiple essential functions at once, a new study has found.
When you're waiting in a busy restaurant or doctor's office, it may matter whether the tables, light fixtures and other objects are round or square.
Researchers invent nano-coating for synthetic leather that cleans itself—and won't get sticky on a hot day
If you've ever stained your favorite leather-look jacket or had to peel your bare legs from a sticky vinyl car seat in the summer, the solution to your woes just might be found on the surface of a lotus leaf.
It might seem surprising that a colony of ants would tolerate the type of guests that gobble both their grub and their babies.
Below the surface of systems as large and ancient as an ocean and as small and new as a human baby are communities of viruses and bacteria that interact to influence everything from worldwide oxygen levels to the likelihood ...
Quantum fluids may mix in very weird ways, according to new computer simulations of exotic states of matter known as Bose-Einstein condensates (BECs).
We tend to think of heroes in terms of a psychological profile: brave, altruistic, strong.
Stellar grades in college could hurt - rather than help - women new to the job market, according to a new study that suggests employers place more value on the perceived "likability" of female applicants than on their academic ...
There's a lot more snow piling up in the mountains of North America than anyone knew, according to a first-of-its-kind study.
One in five teachers who were the victims of physical or verbal violence at their schools didn't report the incidents to school administrators, according to a nationwide study.