Through instruments such as the telescope and microscope, humans have been able to learn about organisms and the physical world they live in.
People who give up their time for online volunteering are mainly motivated by a desire to learn, a new study has found.
Research scientists at INM – Leibniz Institute for New Materials have developed a new type of hybrid inks which allows electronic circuits to be applied to paper directly from a pen.
Social scientists routinely promise confidentiality to those who participate in their research. They tell participants that they will not inform anyone else about their involvement with the research or they will not reveal ...
Every day, Rachel Kronyak walks around the surface of the planet Mars, examining a rock or getting a closer look at a butte framing the horizon.
The American public is sharply divided on the issue of climate change, with liberals far more likely than conservatives to trust scientists on the science of global warming, a poll said Tuesday.
Sometimes working in academia feels like being a gymnast at the Olympics. Not because we're tumbling through the lab in glittering costumes, but because of the constant pressure to succeed. Gymnasts are tasked to perform ...
Opinion: Why scientists' failure to understand GM opposition is stifling debate and halting progress
Genetically modified crops are safe for human consumption and have the potential to feed the world and improve human health, scientists have been telling us for years. On June 30, 110 Nobel laureates from around the world ...
The history of science is also a history of people resisting new discoveries that conflict with conventional wisdom.
The ocean of Jupiter's moon Europa could have the necessary balance of chemical energy for life, even if the moon lacks volcanic hydrothermal activity, finds a new study.