The public’s response to the widest tornado ever recorded suggests earlier warnings need to be done right.
In the company of another, a monkey steps up production on a simple job.
Five years after the Gulf of Mexico’s largest disaster, researchers are still studying its ecological impact and struggling to learn the fate of most of the spilled oil.
No major hurricanes have made landfall in the United States for over nine years. That’s a rare occurrence, new research shows.
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A sample of galaxies covering 11 billion years of cosmic history helps astronomers document how the Milky Way evolved.
X-rays shot out by the sun foretell the intensity of an upcoming solar flare, new research suggests.
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Scientists propose that exotic structures are buried within Saturn, based on analyses of subtle vibrations in the planet’s rings.
Dogs and people gazing into each other’s eyes give each other a bond-strengthening rush of oxytocin.
An octopus crawls unlike any other animal. Mimicking the cephalopod’s control over its movements may lead to more agile robots.
Analyzing samples of healthy and tumor tissues could pinpoint which mutations are driving cancer and help develop better-targeted treatments.
An oddly divided galaxy may provide the first evidence that dark matter particles interact through a force other than gravity.
A tumor-produced protein that interferes with insulin causes wasting in fruit flies with cancer.