All Stories by Science News Staff

  1. Paleontology

    Oldest known T. Rex relative found in Utah

    Researchers say the animal — named the gore king of the southwest — was an early member of the tyrannosaur family.

  2. Science & Society

    Feedback

    Our redesigned cover and the astronomy stories from the Oct. 19 issue get readers' reviews.

  3. Psychology

    Male version of eating disorder replaces purging with muscle enhancers

    Physique concerns can drive young men to take banned substances.

  4. Physics

    New Atomic Accelerator

    This excerpt from the December 14, 1963, issue of Science News Letter talks about how the atom smashers at Argonne National Lab have evolved.

  5. Health & Medicine

    Feedback

    Readers response to seeing sadness’ sunny side.

  6. 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.

  7. Microbes

    Prairie microbes could aid region’s restoration

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

  8. Physics

    Laser tripod may lift mirror

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

  9. Life

    Bats’ cells evolve to battle MERS

  10. Chemistry

    Solving chemical experiments in cyberspace wins scientists Nobel Prize in chemistry

  11. Science & Society

    2013 Nobels decades in the making

    Prizes show that discovery takes inspiration plus perspiration.

  12. Microbes

    Germs you carry around