What causes 'strange' earthquakes?

  Scientists know how tectonic plate boundaries cause earthquakes, but have been somewhat baffled by...

Is house dust making you fat?

  Dusting around the house may be one of those chores you hate to do,...

New images are closest yet of dwarf planet Ceres

  Earlier this week, NASA released the latest batch of photos collected by the Dawn...

Shape-shifting handheld device is GPS for visually impaired

A handheld, shape-shifting device to help visually impaired people navigate has been tested in...

Study: Are blind people less racist?

Plenty of people claim to be "colorblind" when it comes to race—though most people would be skeptical about whether it’s really possible. But what if...

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Look up! Supermoon to shine bright August 29th

  Look to the skies this Saturday, because the first in a series of 3 full supermoons will be out!...

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Normal beef twice as likely to have antibiotic-resistant bacteria as organic

The next time you’re picking up ground beef for hamburgers or meatloaf, you might want to spend a little...

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Colliding satellites formed Saturn's craziest ring

  Scientists at Kobe University in Japan may have found what caused at least one of Saturn’s rings to come...