For the first time, NASA has confirmed the existence of liquid water on the surface of Mars, according to new research announced Monday. The finding stems from data and analysis by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
US scientists have created a micro "invisibility cloak," an aspiration of generations associated today primarily with the exploits of Harry Potter. The thin, flexible cloak can be wrapped around an object, manipulating light in order to hide the object from the naked eye.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating laboratories run by the US Department of Defense for possibly mishandling, and improperly storing and shipping potentially live plague samples.
Researchers have honed laser technology to be able to slow, stop, and reverse the rotation of an asteroid-like target in a simulated space environment. The findings could potentially help deflect Earth-bound asteroids in the event of a major-impact threat.
Bumblebees sickened by an intestinal parasite are apt to visit flowers containing nectar and pollen that have a medicinal effect, a new study reports, indicating the current decline in the bee population could be abated through beneficial plants.
A package containing radioactive material sent via Federal Express to Texas A&M University has been reported missing by the school. The 27lb (12.2kg) package was signed for nearly two weeks ago, but the university says the relevant office didn’t receive it.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has released images of a shimmering "cosmic butterfly," or the Twin Jet Nebula, made up of an aging star's exposed core and a smaller star that create an illuminating rainbow in space.