Credit: Courtesy of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio CLEMSON, South Carolina -- When the universe was young, a supermassive black hole -- bloated to the burst..
Credit: The University of Akron Dr. Junliang (Julian) Tao is the latest University of Akron faculty member to be awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award. An assistant profe..
Credit: Public domain. FEMA/Andrea Booher AMHERST, Mass. - A recent first-of-its-kind analysis of wildfire records over 20 years shows that human-started fires accounted for 84 percent of all wildf..
It is a question that has mystified countless people: Why does one article spread like wildfire through social media and another -- seemingly similar -- doesn't? How does your brain decide what i..
Credit: Thor Balkhed In November 2015, the research group presented results showing that they had caused roses to absorb a conducting polymer solution. Conducting hydrogel formed in the rose's..
As the world warms, mountain snowpack will not only melt earlier, it will also melt more slowly, according to a new study by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). The co..
Lifestyle patterns, including physical activity and body mass index (BMI), are associated with a risk of overall heart failure but are more strongly associated with the heart failure subtype HFpEF, ac..
WASHINGTON -- If your name is Fred, do you look like a Fred? You might -- and others might think so, too. New research published by the American Psychological Association has found that people appear ..
We're told not to judge a book by its cover, but we make instant judgments about people's intelligence, trustworthiness or dominance based on their facial appearance. Now, researchers have i..
Humans have dramatically increased the spatial and seasonal extent of wildfires across the U.S. in recent decades and ignited more than 840,000 blazes in the spring, fall and winter seasons over a 21-..