A newly discovered salty lamination on the Temple Scroll could help explain why the ancient manuscript’s parchment is remarkably bright.
Since 2001, melting and refreezing have created vast ice layers near the surface that could drastically amp up meltwater runoff and sea level rise.
A majority of patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease also had gut bacteria churning out medium to high levels of ethanol.
Scientists estimated the change in total number of individual birds since 1970. They found profound losses spread among rare and common birds alike.
Skipped statistics in school and wonder what you missed? David Spiegelhalter’s ‘The Art of Statistics’ has got you covered.
The KATRIN experiment suggests that the tiny subatomic particles have masses a minuscule fraction of an electron’s.
Humankind has found new and improved ways to circle the globe in the five centuries since Magellan set sail.
Julián Alvarado Gómez has devoted his career to a star called Iota Horologii. His former life as a Halo video gamer helps fuel that devotion.
A new thermoelectric generator uses the temperature difference between Earth and outer space to create electricity after the sun goes down.