Remains of spectacular Roman arcade found during construction work...

Construction work intended to clear an office building to make room for an apartment...

2015 saw a record number of shark unprovoked shark...

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water comes...

JAXA, NASA launch ASTRO-H space observatory to study black...

In an effort to learn more about black holes, galactic clusters, and other phenomena,...

It's official: LIGO scientists have detected gravitational waves

UPDATE: 10:00 AM CST In what some are calling the scientific discovery of the decade, scientists...

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Australian grass could help make condoms as thin as human hair

Condoms could become significantly thinner without losing any strength when fibers from native Australian grass are added to latex,...

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Computers can qualify as drivers, US agency tells Google

The technology used to power Google’s autonomous vehicles, not the human sitting behind the wheel, could soon be legally...

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Vela Pulsar’s ‘glitching’ found to affect pulse width

The Vela Pulsar, a highly magnetized, spinning, radiation-emitting neutron star that experiences several “micro-glitches” each year, changes its pulse...