Credit: World Scientific The rapidly growing field of astrochemistry focuses on the chemistry occurring in stars, planets, and the interstellar medium, bringing together elements of chemistry, phys..
WASHINGTON - Despite broad understanding of volcanoes, our ability to predict the timing, duration, type, size, and consequences of volcanic eruptions is limited, says a new report by the National Aca..
Credit: Won Sang Lee/Korea Polar Research Institute In the first such continent-wide survey, scientists have found extensive drainages of meltwater flowing over parts of Antarctica's ice during..
Most left-handers can rattle off a list of their eminent comrades-in-arms: Oprah Winfrey, Albert Einstein, and Barack Obama, just to name three, but they may want to add on cockatoos, "southpaw" squir..
Credit: Photo courtesy of Alexander Semenov. The dawn of the Animal Kingdom began with a collagen scaffold that enabled the organization of cells into tissues. This key innovation, which made poss..
An international team of scientists, including one from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, has found that up to 20 percent loss in the annual maximum amount of water contained in the Western Unit..
Credit: Jorge Sousa, IGC. In recent years scientists, clinicians and pharmaceutical companies have been struggling to find new antibiotics or alternative strategies against multi-drug resistant bac..
Credit: University of Wyoming When grasslands feature a wide array of plant species, they provide a variety of benefits for humans and animals, including enhanced carbon storage capacity that can be ..
Credit: Takao Sasaki Homing pigeons may share the human capacity to build on the knowledge of others, improving their navigational efficiency over time, a new Oxford University study has found. The..
Credit: Dr. Valentina Todisco A group of rare Asian butterflies which have once inspired an association with Hindu mythological creatures have been quite a chaos for the experts. In fact, their sys..