Mon, Nov 18, 2013 12:24 PM by Denise Chow, LiveScience
Had the Higgs not been found, physicists might have been required to rethink some of the prevailing ideas about the nature of particles.
Thu, Nov 14, 2013 12:32 PM by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
These ancient microbial communities may have been purple or brown and very smelly, and likely utilized photosynthesis to survive.
Sustainability—A Long Term Approach
Thu, Nov 14, 2013 9:35 AM by Miriam Kramer, LiveScience
Seth MacFarlane, who created the TV show 'Family Guy' and was inspired by Sagan, helped make the move possible. The Library of Congress plans to digitize the contents.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 1:44 PM by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The brain relies on a complex interplay of information from different senses to produce the experience of being in a body, even someone else's.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 12:08 PM by John Platt
But the cloak from "Harry Potter" is still the most invisible of them all.
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 3:21 PM by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The laser works by targeting protein clumps and seeing if the light shines through it. If the clumps absorb some light, there may be a problem.
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 2:00 PM by Jenn Savedge
Nationwide competition encourages kids to put their robot-building skills to the test.
Fri, Nov 08, 2013 2:15 PM by Jesse Lewis, LiveScience
Alfred Russel Wallace is best known for coming up with the theory of evolution by natural selection independently of Charles Darwin.
Wed, Nov 06, 2013 12:46 PM by Sami Grover
Plastics are a major source of pollution. What if we could replace them with new materials created by mushrooms?
Tue, Nov 05, 2013 1:54 PM by Marc Lallanilla, LiveScience
Experts suspect the oils used in the embalming process soaked the linen that formed the king's burial shroud likely caught fire somehow.
Tue, Nov 05, 2013 9:09 AM by Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience
Researchers calculated that a workforce of fewer than 50 men could haul a 123-ton stone on a sledge over lubricated ice from the quarry to the Forbidden City.
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 12:18 PM by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
The exhibition plucks some of these intellects out of obscurity, and honors the already-famous scientists for their lesser-known contributions.
Fri, Oct 25, 2013 1:20 PM by Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
Researchers have discovered regions of noncoding DNA that may play major roles in developing the shapes of faces.
Wed, Oct 23, 2013 4:53 PM by Matt Hickman
Another huge honor for the Styrofoam-eschewing mushroom insulation wizards at Ecovative Design: Scoring top honors — and a $100K cash prize —in the 2013 Buckminster Fuller Challenge.
Tue, Oct 22, 2013 3:04 PM by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
One particular project focused on providing key information on ice sheet stability, but the drilling equipment will now be left under Lake Whillans.