In East Hawaii, predictions for a wet weekend failed to materialize and record heat temperatures were instead recorded.
Technological advances are allowing commercial fishing fleets to double their fishing power every 35 years and put even more pressure on dwindling fish stocks, new research has found.
Although it came from another star, astronomers say the latest interstellar interloper shares some striking similarities with comets from our own solar system.
If the idea of flying on battery-powered commercial jets makes you nervous, you can relax a little. Researchers have discovered a practical starting point for converting carbon dioxide into sustainable liquid fuels, including fuels for heavier modes of tr
A study has found that we are more likely to blame a school shooting on video games if the perpetrator is white. This is because we see them as not fitting the racial stereotype of a violent person.
It's a great scientific opportunity of modern times, but we won't get there with our current observatories.
The shape of immune cells plays key role in recognizing invaders. The way immune cells pick friends from foes can be described by a classic mathematics puzzle known as the "narrow escape problem." That's a key finding arising from an international collabo
A newly discovered ancient reptile dubbed the “flying dragon of the north” is said to be the largest flying animal that ever existed, according to scientists.
A team from Dartmouth College and MIT has designed and conducted the first lab test to successfully detect and characterize a class of complex, "non-Gaussian" noise processes that are routinely encountered in superconducting quantum computing systems. The
Carbon dioxide, CO2, makes up less than one-twentieth of 1% of Earth's atmosphere. How does this relatively scarce gas control Earth's thermostat?
The material, which is 10 times blacker than anything produced before, was used to hide a diamond at an art exhibition at the New York Stock Exchange.
As NASA prepares for a return to the Moon in 2024, it's using a massive water tank to help prepare potential astronauts for the challenges that come with going into space.
Residents in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Berkeley hills and elsewhere are getting non-renewal notices from insurance companies dropping fire coverage from their policies.