A groundbreaking energy-efficient engine could generate electricity using heated waste water and could cut global carbon emissions by 2%.
Chinese astronauts at the Tiangong-2 space station are growing rice and edible weed in microgravity. The experiments could pave way for development of food sources for astronauts in the future.
GOES-R, the next-gen weather satellite, was finally given a go signal to launch on Saturday, Nov. 19, as weather forecasts predict favorable weather on launch day.
NASA's Stratospheric Observation for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) will soon begin its 2017 observing campaign.
Europe is preparing for the Nov. 17 launch of the Galileo navigation satellites. The quadruple satellites will be flying atop an Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana spaceport.
Bird droppings may help keep Arctic temperatures cool. According to one study, ammonia-rich bird droppings have a cooling effect on Arctic temperatures.
A recent study found that yo-yo dieting could increase the risk of coronary heart disease and sudden cardiac death among post-menopausal women.
NASA and two institutions have renewed their search for Antarctic meteorites to learn more about the earliest building blocks of the solar system and Earth’s moon and neighboring planets.
Studies suggest that a drug used for rheumatoid arthritis could help in hair regrowth. The drug, called tofacitinib citrate, could stop the immune system from attacking hair follicles.
Wildfires continue to ravage some parts of the United States and create massive plumes of smoke that could even be seen by NASA’s orbiting satellites.
NASA emphasized the importance of Earth science missions amidst concerns on budget cuts from the Trump administration.
NASA photos reveal a mysterious rectangular doorway on the surface of Mercury, which conspiracy theorists claim to be an alien passageway to another dimension. A new video, however, believes it is a shadow of a large monolith.
According to a former president, the United States pulling out of the Paris climate agreement will make the rest of the world vulnerable to the effects of climate change and will make U.S. a “rogue” nation.
According to scientists, a flyby mission to Europa could take samples of its massive watery plumes – even if they already stopped erupting – by probing its atmosphere.