Climate change is now impacting every corner of the U.S., study finds
August 10, 2017, 9:30 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
The report says it is 'extremely likely' that human influence is the main cause of warming worldwide since the mid-20th century.
Nighttime pollination under threat from light pollution
August 6, 2017, 6:29 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
New study suggests that artificial light may disrupt the fragile network of plants and pollinators.
Elusive 'ghost particles' detected bouncing off an atom
August 4, 2017, 9:31 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Neutrinos, or ghost particles, are notoriously difficult to detect, but researchers now have a tiny net to work with.
Incoming asteroid will test NASA's planetary defense network
August 2, 2017, 11:25 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
The close approach in October will expose both the strengths and limitations of humanity's ability to detect and track asteroid threats.
Chinese museum offers $15,000 to anyone who can crack this ancient bone riddle
July 28, 2017, 2:13 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Deciphering just 1 character of the 3,000-year-old 'oracle bones' will make a difference.
Half of our bodies' atoms are from a galaxy far, far away
July 28, 2017, 8:18 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Scientists think they've found the oldest immigrant story of all time.
Russian satellite the size of a toaster may soon be the brightest man-made object in the sky
July 18, 2017, 1:35 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Mayak satellite is a test of a new 'space brakes' system that could cut down on space junk.