With investigators on both sides of the Atlantic attempting to unearth information about the Islamic State killer of U.S. journalist James Foley, the militant’s accent could provide major clues...
An Iranian-born Stanford University professor is the first woman to win math's highest honor, the Fields Medal.
New Yorkers were treated to the surreal sight of a giant Rubik’s cube floating on the Hudson river on Friday.
Except under unrealistic controlled circumstances, voice votes are useless, researchers at the University of Iowa in Iowa City found. Their research suggests that the "ayes" don't necessarily have it.
Common sense is no replacement for science; plenty of "everyone knows" knowledge has had its legs cut out from under it by a well-designed study.
Amid the superheroes, cult TV shows and video games at New York Comic Con 2013, an observer might consider a panel on science out of place. But theoretical physicist Brian Greene says it's just the...
Does this computer owe its high performance to bizarre quantum effects?
A carved stone found marking a Bronze Age grave in the Ukraine is the oldest sundial of its kind ever found, a new study reveals.
The Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel established the Nobel prizes more than 100 years ago, in 1895, with the following prize categories: physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, and peace.