First-ever unmanned underwater glider crosses the Atlantic
December 7, 2009, 11:32 p.m. by Katherine Butler
Experiment opens new frontiers in oceanography and ocean observation.
Lab's powerful laser simulates how a star's jets travel through space
December 1, 2009, 12:17 a.m. by Katherine Butler
Scientists use one of the most powerful lasers in the world to reproduce the way a stellar jet behaves when it slams into giant clouds of dust and gas.
Latest Rhodes scholar is environmentalist who studied in Antarctica
November 23, 2009, 6:31 p.m. by Katherine Butler
Grace Tiao focused on mapping organisms to predict life in other areas of Antarctica.
Ancient man may have hunted large animals to extinction
November 22, 2009, 1:45 a.m. by Katherine Butler
New report reveals that humans, not climate change, may be responsible for wiping out many species.
Potential blockbuster has an ambitious eco-message
November 12, 2009, 3:50 p.m. by Katherine Butler
But will James Cameron's $500 million <i>Avatar</i> deliver?
These birds prove you don't need a big brain for a complex social life
Monarch butterflies make a pit stop in Colorado
Przewalski's horses: 10 things you didn't know about the last 'wild' horses on Earth
Why do birds migrate at night?
Traditional soup broths found with healing powers that can fight off malaria
Dogs really are 'the best people,' and we have the photos to prove it