Published December 14, 2009
Four newfound planets orbiting two nearby stars add weight to the promise of detecting habitable worlds within the next few years, researchers said today.
Published December 10, 2009
Hikers in New Mexico stumbled across a few bits of bone, leading to the discovery of a game-changing dinosaur that reveals where it all began.
Published November 25, 2009
We not only hear with our ears, but also through our skin, according to a new study.
Published November 12, 2009
We've all said "Stop me if I've told you this before." Now scientists have figured out why we're so often unsure which tales we've told to whom.
Published October 02, 2009
85 million years ago, miniature great whites pigged out on a giant plesiosaur
Published September 17, 2009
U.S. states whose residents have more conservative religious beliefs on average tend to have higher rates of teenagers giving birth, a new study suggests.
Published August 05, 2009
Examples cited in the study reveal a disciplined approach to child-rearing a couple generations ago that's all but gone today.
Published July 20, 2009
The new evidence comes from recently discovered nano-sized diamonds, which researchers say are the strongest clues to date for an argument that could explain the region's die-off during the late Pleistocene epoch.
Published June 16, 2009
Tiny bacterium comes back to live after long, long time buried underneath Greenland ice.
Published June 11, 2009
New computer simulations reveal slight chance that Earth could smash into Mercury, Mars or Venus.