Why don't bears' muscles atrophy during hibernation?
January 6, 2020, 8:27 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Researchers hope to help humans borrow some secrets of bear biology.
Scientists unravel the mysteries of 'cotton candy' planets
December 30, 2019, 8:25 a.m. by Ben Bolton
Young exoplanets called 'super-puffs' are like nothing we've seen before.
This Earth-sized planet turns out to be our nearly next-door neighbor
December 23, 2019, 12:36 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
It zips around a red dwarf star.
Have researchers solved Newton's three-body problem?
December 21, 2019, 7:11 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
This problem has plagued physicists ever since the laws of motion were first conceived.
NASA image reveals 'cosmic candy cane' at the center of the Milky Way
December 20, 2019, 4:18 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Unlike most candy canes, however, this one is 190 light-years long and made of ionized gas.
DNA found in 5,700-year-old chewing gum helps recreate image of Stone Age woman
December 20, 2019, 11:22 a.m. by Ben Bolton
A batch of chewed birch pitch from thousands of years ago is unlocking other clues about life during that era.
Magnetic north shifting by 30 miles a year, might signal pole reversal
December 18, 2019, 11:37 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The magnetic pole is moving faster than at any time in human history, causing major problems for navigation and migratory wildlife.
Hubble takes snapshots of interstellar comet as it careens by Earth
December 16, 2019, 4:33 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
It's only the second known celestial object from beyond our solar system.
Does tapping the side of a beer can actually reduce the fizz?
December 11, 2019, 2:02 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Scientists opened 1,000 cans to find out.