A brief look at the mathematics (and a little physics) behind the strike zone graphic TBS is using for the baseball playoff games.
The MacArthur Foundation announced this year’s winners of fellowships, commonly called “genius grants,” and the list has a few surprises.
The man who shaped our theories about how DNA encodes information for proteins died in mid-September.
An embargo imposed on the press by people promoting a study about the harmful effects of genetically modified organisms reveals a hidden agenda to block reporting by free and independent news organizations.
Researchers have found that at least 200,000 tons of oil and natural gas from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has been consumed by naturally-occurring bacteria.
The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has detected carbon dioxide in clouds above the planet’s surface, suggesting that dry ice may have fallen as “snow” to the planet’s surface.
Researchers in Australia, using US data, say they may have found a way to use a genetic test to predict the possibility that a child will develop autism spectrum disorder.
A company that develops spacecrafts that can achieve a suborbital altitude of about 100 km will be able to launch the private space flights from the Shuttle Landing Facility at Cape Canaveral.
Ocean currents, the driving force behind storms like Isaac, which may soon be upgraded to a hurricane, are better understood, thanks to the work of a team of scientists at Florida State and MIT.
A win for the environment, a win for a farmer, and a win for developers all come at once when an environmental restoration company in Maryland gets into the act and works their magic.