Some simple sugars detected by astronomers, glycoaldehydes, are thought to be the basic building blocks of life.
The Mars Science Laboratory mission is sending its largest rover to the red planet. That rover's name is Curiosity.
How does the gas coolant that just chilled your fridge make the coils warm? The secret's in the refrigerator's hum.
Global warming is a topic of political debate and scientific study these days. Is it happening? Scientists say the evidence is pointing in that direction.
Mysteries, facts, and the age of the diamond you've been eying...
Scientists have reconstructed a one hundred thousand-year history of carbon dioxide.
Why doesn't the flame just continue to burn underneath the bell, no matter how flat you crush it? The answer is air.
Solar panels can only capture so much sunlight and produce a limited amount of electricity. What are the other options for sustainable energy?
You've probably seen things decay before. How does the process work?
Do you have stinky feet? It may be time to invest in some odor-eating socks!