It's hard to convict a murderer if the victim can't be found. And the best way to hide a body is to bury it. Researchers are developing new tools to find those clandestine graves.
Scientists monitoring Alaska's volcanoes have been forced to shut down stations and forgo repairs of seismic equipment amid ongoing federal budget cuts— moves that could mean delays in getting vital information to airline pilots and emergency planners.
Researchers have given the first demonstration of how the drag exerted on liquids flowing through tiny “fluidic chips” is affected by the introduction of diminutive gas bubbles.
New approaches are dramatically changing the way breast cancer operations are done, giving women more options, faster treatment, smaller scars, fewer long-term side effects and better cosmetic results.
The government has prosecuted oil companies when birds drown in their waste pits, power companies when birds are electrocuted by their power lines but has never fined or prosecuted a wind-energy company when birds hit their fans.
New research has revealed that the evolution of the complex, weight-bearing hips of walking animals from the basic hips of fish was a much simpler process than previously thought.
This week the sun emitted the first X-class solar flare of 2013. "X-class" denotes the most intense flares.
A finding of disrupted brain gene orchestration gives first direct evidence of circadian rhythm changes in depressed brains and opens door to better treatment.
The tiniest bones in the human body– the bones of the middle ear– could provide huge clues about our evolution and the development of modern-day humans.
Researchers have invented a method for repairing damaged peripheral nerves.
New research is raising fresh concern that an age-old treatment for troubled pregnancies— bed rest— doesn't seem to prevent premature birth, and might even worsen that risk.
Imaging revealed what happens during battery charging and could lead to improved batteries for electric cars.
General Motors Co. says a new supercomputing data center and a fledgling shift to bring software development in-house should help it limit the size of future safety recalls.