Articles By Roxanne Palmer
Scientists found that with four weeks to go in the melting season, Greenland's ice sheet is melting with record-busting strength.
NASA's Curiosity rover will be digging around on Mars over the next two years looking for signs of ancient life. But the Red Planet isn't the only place in our solar system that scientists think could harbor life.
Researchers estimated that the relative risk of dying from cancer among people that took aspirin every day for five years or more was about 16% less than the risk for those that did not take aspirin.
The owl's ability to keep its head still while the rest of its body is moved around -- as shown in a seemingly bizarre YouTube video -- comes in handy as it swoops down on prey from above
Researchers have developed an algorithm that can track something - information, contaminants, influence - as it spreads through online and offline networks, back to its original source.
The Perseid meteor shower arises from the dust left in the wake of the Swift-Tuttle comet, which some astronomers have described as the "single most dangerous object known to humanity."
A group of researchers led by Stony Brook University anthropologist and National Geographic explorer-in-residence Meave Leakey found new fossils they say confirm that two additional species in the genus Homo were living alongside Homo erectus nearly two million years ago.
Ground squirrels living near the Rocky Mountains are waking up from hibernation later as snowstorms keep falling later in spring, researchers found in a new study.
Researchers looking at the brains of mice saw a clear difference in UCP2 levels between those delivered vaginally and those delivered via Cesarean section.
Animals used in classroom demonstrations could pose a potential threat to local ecosystems, yet many teachers do not realize their role in the chain of invasive species, according to a new survey.