The latest news on science
The unstable thawing of permafrost could cause serious damage to infrastructure in the state.
Fermi telescope finds evidence that positrons, not just electrons, are in storms on Earth.
The HIV virus was adapted to carry healthy genes and help halt the advance of a deadly brain disease.
In a controlled study, observers accurately judged personality traits based on appearance.
Research on water striders contradicts the notion that only aggressive males succeed at reproducing.
Study maps out areas favored amongst specific microbial communities.
Researchers glimpse speciation in action.
Scientists reveal chemistry's role in driving nitrogen loss from desert soil.
Lower ocean temperatures spared fragile coral reefs from further bleaching.
Days after birth, French and German infants wail to the melodic structure of their languages.