Children who are abused by their parents tend to accommodate it, especially if the abuse is physical rather than sexual, a new study published in the journal Child Abuse & Neglect found.
Researchers have gained insight into the mechanism that causes deep quakes in the earth to spread and eventually lead to an earthquake. Published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, the new study suggests the answer lies in a "runaway process," during which the sliding of rocks leads to a jump in temperatures, which triggers even more sliding.
NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency are teaming up to launch a new weather satellite in February, the duo announced Thursday.
An international team of researchers has identified a previously unknown relationship between ocean currents and variation in eel migration, shedding light on how the animal makes its way from its spawning grounds in the Sargasso Sea to the European shelf - and back again.
With the new year right around the corner, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has been checking a few things off of its own to-do list, including the completion of a new software upgrade.
This year's been a busy one for NASA's Curiosity rover, which first landed on Mars in August, 2012. The following are some of the probe's biggest stories of the year.
The Deep Space Network (DSN), NASA's most powerful communications system for corresponding with distant spacecraft, celebrated its 50th anniversary Dec. 24.
Two spacewalks later, an equipment malfunction on the outside of the International Space Station (ISS) has been fixed.
Pancreatic cancer treatments could become more effective through the help of a new strategy designed to target cancer cells while sparing the healthy ones.
Researchers say they've developed a new technique for determining the mass of planets outside our solar system that could help identify potentially habitable worlds.
Consumers Reports says that of 316 raw chicken breasts purchased at retail stores nationwide, 97 percent were contaminated with potentially harmful bacterial.
Neanderthals were capable of speech, according to a new analysis of a 60,000-year-old hyoid bone taken from a near-complete adult male skeleton discovered in a cave in Israel.
Angelina Jolie's announcement earlier this year to undergo a preventative double mastectomy failed to increase the public's understanding of breast cancer risk.
Deep within burial caves in south-central Peru, archaeologists have uncovered a collection of 1,000-year-old skulls bearing the signs of the complex surgical procedure known as trepanation.