Kuiper Belt object chosen as next target for New...

Following its successful mission to the Pluto system last month, NASA’s New Horizons probe...

NASA predicts higher ocean rises than previously thought

If you live on the coast and don’t know how to swim, you may...

Would alien life spread like a virus?

It’s probably just a matter of time before scientists have the technology to detect...

Research shows potential for brain injury urine test

About 10% of all wounded soldiers suffer from a blast-induced traumatic brain injury—many of...

Blood test could detect cancer relapse 8 months sooner

  Researchers from the Institute of Cancer Research in London have come up with a new blood test that can detect breast cancer relapses up...

black holes

Lonely supernova is exiled by black holes

  Supernovae typically occur within galaxies, where stars with the potential to explode number in the billions. However, a supernova...

brain damage

High school brains don't heal from football season hits, study shows

  It’s generally understood that when you work out, you essentially damage muscles, so you have to give yourself a...

egyptian blue paint

Egyptian blue paint hides in ancient mummy portraits

  Northwestern University researchers have discovered one of those things that seems really trivial, until you think about it for...