All Stories by Science News Staff

  1. Health & Medicine


    Readers response to seeing sadness’ sunny side.

  2. Planetary Science

    Moon material on Earth

    Scientists now think that tektites are a type of impactite, formed during the rapid heating and cooling of material ejected when a meteorite strikes Earth.

  3. Microbes

    Prairie microbes could aid region’s restoration

    Surveying the bacteria living in the soils of grassland ecosystems may help revive the habitats.

  4. Physics

    Laser tripod may lift mirror

    The levitated reflector could be stable enough to track subtle gravitational forces.

  5. Life

    Bats’ cells evolve to battle MERS

  6. Chemistry

    Solving chemical experiments in cyberspace wins scientists Nobel Prize in chemistry

  7. Science & Society

    2013 Nobels decades in the making

    Prizes show that discovery takes inspiration plus perspiration.

  8. Microbes

    Germs you carry around