A California startup is repurposing trains and rail cars to help renewable energy utilities compete with fossil fuels.
Soar above the Pacific Ocean like never before in this 360º
hang gliding lesson with Zac Majors.
Grab a g-suit and experience what it’s like to fly in a jet aircraft
Devil rays are mysterious sea creatures that are rarely seen in the wild. With their population dwindling, biologists are racing to learn more about these rays before they disappear.
On Monday the probe made the first of five passes through Saturn’s upper atmosphere, initiating the last phase of its “grand finale.”
California-based Made In Space successfully printed “extended structures” inside a thermal-vacuum chamber in June at NASA’s Ames Research Center.
Astronaut Karen Nyberg demonstrates how a resident aboard the International Space Station maintains clean hygiene in microgravity.
This system applies subtle stylistic techniques gleaned from a musician's work to samples of another artist, suggesting how one musician would likely have played another's music.
How might a secret acoustic weapon cause hearing loss without any of the people involved noticing a painful audible sound?
Normal black asphalt absorbs 80 to 95 percent of sunlight, but painting road surfaces grey reflects the sun's rays, helping to cool urban temperatures.
In addition to likely side effects and logistical challenges, no method designed to cool the planet deals with the gases in the atmosphere that are the sources of the problem.
New research points to environmental change 650 million years ago that brought about a proliferation of algae at the base of the food chain of complex organisms.
The plankton species appears responsible for transferring plastic pollution from near the surface of the ocean to the sea floor, but it remains unclear if that’s a positive or negative mechanism.
An extensive new study shows that women who are regularly exposed to outdoor light at night have an increased chance of developing breast cancer.
The placebo effect has long been known to influence belief, but researchers say they’ve discovered how the brain lights up when under its influence.
Yale Researchers teamed up with psychics to study why people hear voices and found that hallucinations arise when the brain puts too much emphasis on its own expectations.
Excavations of human remains in England show that the bodies were eaten, with the skulls shaped into cups and the bones engraved, suggesting ritualistic associations.
Advanced chemical testing and electronic scanning devices are helping archaeologists dig into the deep past.
A new study reveals just how far people may be willing to go to protect their reputations.