Melting from stand-alone glaciers in Greenland accounts for a whopping 10 percent of the total sea level rise worldwide from melting ice, which is more than expected, a new study finds.
A newly launched contest is asking the public to choose a name for the closest known exoplanet to our own solar system.
NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft — the farthest-flung object created by human hands — has left the solar system forever, a new study suggests.
Some energy drink companies are changing the way they market their products, deciding to sell them as beverages rather than dietary supplements, which will mean a change in the drinks’ labels, according to news reports.
Chimps who work together know what their partners need to achieve a goal, and they’re happy to lend a helping hand, recent research finds.
"Turkana Boy," an exquisitely preserved 1.5-million-year-old human ancestor found in Kenya, may not have had dwarfism or scoliosis, new research suggests.
THE WOODLANDS, Texas — Scientists from 37 countries are discussing the latest and greatest planetary science discoveries this week, but a few folks are notably absent: high-ranking NASA officials.
The vernal equinox, which occurs at 7:02 a.m. EDT today (March 20), is probably the most important astronomical event of the year.
An address in New York or Silicon Valley isn’t what it once was, especially for small businesses. In fact, small and medium-size businesses are now being lured either to stay or start in a number of cities ranging from Des Moines, Iowa, to Miami.
Having skills suited for a variety of careers helps explain why few women pursue math and science jobs, new research finds.