New calculations suggest that smashing protons into ions of lead creates a quark–gluon plasma that behaves like a liquid.
The Obama administration will allow companies to seek authorization to kill and harm bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty in an effort to balance some of the environmental trade-offs of green energy.
Shanghai authorities ordered schoolchildren indoors and halted all construction Friday as China's financial hub suffered one of its worst bouts of air pollution, bringing visibility down to a few dozen meters, delaying flights and obscuring the city's spectacular skyline.
An FDA report says the Idaho State Department of Agriculture detected abnormalities in yogurt at a Chobani facility two months before the company issued a recall, but state officials say that's not true.
Men who continued to smoke after a cancer diagnosis had an increased risk of death compared with those who quit smoking after diagnosis.
Researchers may have come up with the right matchmaking formula for online dating sites: pair people according to their past interests and online mating success, rather than who they say they're interested in.
The discovery of a giant planet orbiting its star at 650 times the average Earth-Sun distance has astronomers puzzled over how such a strange system came to be.
Researchers have updated an extensive toxicology database so that it can be used to track information about therapeutic drugs and their unintentional toxic effects.
Genetic testing company 23andMe Inc. will comply with a Food and Drug Administration directive to stop selling health-related genetic tests during a regulatory review.
A geologist is using conditional probability principles to improve the design of “nuggetty” gold mines. Scientists can infer the presence of gold in rock samples, by identifying certain characteristics.
Researchers have pioneered a technique that reduces large proteins to small molecules suitable for use as drugs. This could pave the way for a new class of low-cost medicines.
Northeastern Univ. has announced plans to build a state-of-the-art interdisciplinary science and engineering research facility. It will provide 220,000 square feet of research and educational space and is part of the university’s ongoing effort to expand its capacity to engage in ground-breaking research across disciplines.
A researcher is trying to perfect off-season strawberry cultivation hydroponically in a greenhouse with a newly designed under-the-bench fog system that releases humidity at night so the strawberries are dewy moist by dawn.
Starting this week, NASA is showing the public the International Space Station in new ways that will highlight all the scientific research, cutting-edge technology testing and even the wonder of living and working in space.
Avian influenza virus H7N9, which killed several dozen people in China earlier this year, has not yet acquired the changes needed to infect humans easily.