The Oso landslide disaster in March 2014 involved the "remobilization" of a 2006 landslide on the same hillside, a new geological study released Tuesday concluded.
Researchers have found a way to enhance light signals collected from distant sources by using an "air waveguide."
A physics law can help explain how airplanes evolved. The study also shows why supersonic passenger craft Concorde failed and how companies can improve commercial airplane designs.
Research conducted on Jeju Island, a popular vacation spot just south of South Korea, has revealed that the island's massive volcano is likely still active, having erupted within the last 5,000 years.
African elephants no doubt have one of the most impressive noses in the animal kingdom, and new research reveals that their superior shnozzes also contain 10,000 genes for smell - the most ever found.
A new research suggests that Antarctica always has been dry and that there were never any mega lakes on the continent.
Off shore wind farms act as hunting grounds for seals, a new study shows.
Florida's ecosystem may be undergoing some major changes thanks to sixth-grader Lauren Arrington's research on lionfish, an invasive species.
Are they really in love, or is it just lust? Researchers believe they can accurately tell the difference based on eye patterns alone, raising the question "can there be love at first sight?"
Scientists at the University of East Anglia say that oceans are important in the search for alien life.
It turns out that dogs are not just man's best friend. Prehistoric women from the early Neolithic period may have also been in daily close contact with canines, according to a new study.
A new study explains why the Appalachian mountain chain bends in Pennsylvania and New York State.
Have you ever witnessed the birth of a tropical storm? NASA's Teraa satellite happened to be passing over the Central Pacific Ocean just in time to witness Tropical Storm Wali form just southeast of Hawaii's Big Island.
Researchers have found that ancient peoples often stuck to obsolete ways of keeping records even long after the invention of writing, and not because they were illiterate. Some long-gone administrative officials may have simply liked to keep it "old school."
When a volcano erupts, the lava itself is not the only hazard you have to worry about. Depending on the size and type of volcano, avalanches resulting from the eruption might actually prove a more immediate danger than the eruption itself.