Researchers analyzing the genomes of microorganisms living in shale oil and gas wells have found evidence of sustainable ecosystems taking hold there—populated in part by a never-before-seen genus of bacteria they have ...
Researchers have designed a thin plastic membrane that stops rechargeable batteries from discharging when not in use and allows for rapid recharging.
If you want to predict which political party someone will support, take note of the person's height.
Researchers who are looking for new ways to probe the nature of gravity and dark energy in the universe have adopted a new strategy: looking at what's not there.
Researchers have uncovered previously hidden sources of ocean pollution along more than 20 percent of America's coastlines.
Daughters and sons of mothers who tied the knot young are more likely to want to marry early too, but only if Mom stayed married, new research has found.
It's one of life's little annoyances: that last bit of shampoo that won't quite pour out of the bottle. Or the last bit of hand soap, or dish soap, or laundry detergent.
Scientists are getting closer to directly observing how and why water is essential to life as we know it.
Simply telling people that their opinions are based on morality will make them stronger and more resistant to counterarguments, a new study suggests.
If you're a rattlesnake, you want to bring the right weapon to a squirrel fight.