Caltech researchers have made a discovery that they say could lead to the economically viable production of solar fuels in the next few years.
An unusual fossil find is giving scientists new ideas about how some of the earliest animals on Earth came to dominate the world's oceans.
The discovery of Earth's youngest-ever banded iron formation is changing how scientists understand the evolution of complex life, according to a study by University of Alberta geologists.
How fast does evolution occur? In certain bacteria, it can occur almost instantaneously, a University at Buffalo molecular biologist has discovered.
Millions of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans are performed each year to diagnose health conditions and perform biomedical research. The different tissues in our bodies react to magnetic fields in varied ways, allowing ...
High-performance electrodes for lithium-ion batteries can be improved by paying closer attention to their defects—and capitalizing on them, according to Rice University scientists.
The idea that there is a common Anglo-Saxon ancestry based on biology is gaining currency among some right-wing and religious groups in the UK and US.
Achieving magnetic order in low-dimensional systems consisting of only one or two dimensions has been a research goal for some time. In a new study published in the journal Nature Communications, Uppsala researchers show ...