Articles By Roxanne Palmer
The researchers say that the dynamics of a coin, die or roulette ball can actually be described by equations of motion.
Scientists have recently come out with a list of 100 species teetering on the brink of extinction, highlighting animals other than the usual suspects like the giant panda. Take a gander at these adorably doomed creatures.
A spate of consumer reports of shattering glass cookware can be explained by the kind of glass that manufacturers are using, which is less able to withstand large, sudden temperature changes than cookware that uses a classic formula.
Because dengue is caused by one of four kinds of closely related viruses, it's been especially difficult to develop a single vaccine versatile enough to protect against it. Now, an international team of researchers says they've made a breakthrough, but the vaccine has turned out much less potent than observers had hoped.
Between 40,000 and 90,000 emergency workers and volunteers spent time sifting through the remains at Ground Zero, and were exposed to toxic materials that have been blamed for a range of respiratory illnesses and other ailments.
Four million wind turbines in an all clean-energy economy in 2030 could supply enough to meet more than half the world's energy demand, according to a new study.
A new paper taking a closer look at the people who volunteered for a previous HIV vaccine trial in Thailand has identified precise targets on the virus that could form the base of a more effective vaccine.
Temperature plays a role in producing colorful autumn leaves, but the increasing chill of fall is only part of the story.
Researchers found eight kinds of crab had eyes that are sensitive to blue light -- and two of those species had eyes that are sensitive to both blue and ultraviolet light.
Returning to a familiar world and characters can be a way for people to replenish the reservoir of will in their psyche, a new study argues.