Archaeologist used new analysis techniques to shatter conventional ideas of how agriculture emerged.
A new study looking at sleep-disordered breathing and markers for Alzheimer’s disease risk in cerebrospinal fluid and neuroimaging adds to the growing body of research linking the two.
Scientists have developed a new cell line that rapidly and accurately detects foot-and-mouth disease virus, which causes a highly contagious and economically devastating disease in cattle and other cloven-hoofed animals.
A new study shows how complex biochemical transformations may have been possible under conditions that existed when life began on the early Earth.
A new way of valuing ecosystem services— incorporating the local perspective— is the driving force behind a project assessing aquatic ecosystems in highland areas of Asia.
Researchers asking why pieces of breakfast cereal float toward each other found physics principles in action in their bowls.
The organic food industry is gaining clout on Capitol Hill, prompted by rising consumer demand and its entry into traditional farm states.
Apollo 17 astronauts drove the Lunar Roving Vehicle 19.3 nautical miles. That was the farthest total distance for any NASA vehicle driving on a world other than Earth. Now, Opportunity has broken the record that stood for 40 years.
Professors and students will intercept storms as part of a major field project to improve predictions of severe weather and offer earlier warnings to those in its path.
The Alaska Volcano Observatory says a continuous cloud of ash, steam and gas from Pavlof Volcano has been seen 20,000 feet above sea level.
The World Health Organization says a yellow fever booster vaccination given 10 years after the initial shot isn't necessary.
A decades-old effort to nurse the battered Great Lakes to health has made progress toward reducing toxic pollution and slamming the door on invasive species, but the freshwater seas continue to face serious threats.
Volunteers joined community scientists this week to learn how to monitor trees for pests and diseases.
With the hand of nature trained on a beaker of chemical fluid, the most delicate flower structures have been formed in a laboratory— and not at the scale of inches, but microns.