Alan Alda-sponsored contest asks scientists to explain to 11-year-olds: What is color?
Pa. students' robotic arm can make you stronger; part of emerging research in exoskeletons
Climate change has become synonymous with melting glaciers and blazing summer months, but there is one very small casualty of global warming that isn't front page news: butterflies.
Taking pictures is often thought of as a way to remember an event, but a new study shows people have a worse memory of objects when they snap photographs of them.
You think you're feeling cold? Satellite finds Antarctica set Earth record low of 135.8 below
Rest In Pieces Comet ISON: Astronomers say the great ice hope broke apart in brush with sun
European spacecraft is headed for a landing on a comet next year; 'Nobody has ever done this'
Your guide to the 2013 Nobels in literature, chemistry, physics, medicine, peace and economics
Got the chills yet? Invasive cockroach found in NYC can withstand harsh winter cold
NASA rover Curiosity finds ancient Martian freshwater lake that may have supported life
Johns Hopkins No. 1 in US research spending
Nobel winner's advice to budding scientists: get used to failure
Rocket carrying secret government payload launches from central California coast
Americans are aware of NASA but I do not think they realize how much NASA does and for how little money. Do you know what NASA's budget is for 2014? Thanks to our deadlocked and dysfunctional Congress there is no approved budget for the Government.
Feelings, nothing more than feelings: Expert panel urges feds to measure Americans' happiness
After school closures, Chicago officials call transition smooth; some kids, teachers disagree
Chinese-Brazilian satellite fails to enter orbit after rocket malfunctions following launch
Nobody looks forward to the process of filing a car insurance claim. A new mobile app can speed what normally takes several days into a few hours.
Unusually large number of Arctic snowy owls seen in northern US, elsewhere