The Princeton Rock Grinding Lab creates 3D models of the insides of rocks by repeatedly grinding away thin layers and taking pictures that can be stacked into models.
Paleontologists have uncovered the first well-preserved tail of a dinosaur ever found in Mexico. The tail is about 16-feet long, and once took up nearly half the length of the dinosaur's body.
Persian leopards were once common in southwest Asia, but their population has dwindled to about 1,290 due to poaching and habitat loss. For the first time in 50 years, two new cubs have been born.
Scientists have long wondered how bees form perfectly hexagonal honeycomb. New research shows that each honeycomb cell actually starts as a circle.
Beekeeping has taken flight in NYC since it became legal in 2010, and some worry the city cannot sustain the hundreds of hives that have popped up.
Highly sociable tots, along with emotionally stable ones, were more likely than their peers to drink alcohol as teens.
The bubbles may be impossible to pop between your fingers, but the material promises to protect your cellphone and laptop better than plastic bubble wrap does.
Animals change their habits when the moon gets bright, with badgers becoming pee-shy, corals getting kinky and even cats and dogs getting injured more.
In the future, the retired chimpanzees will have much more space to roam around and have their first interactions with wild-born chimps.
A new pen will help neuroscientists study the unique neural pathways of people who have trouble reading and writing.
A new satellite from the European Space Agency should start mapping global forests in 2020, and should help reveal the role of forests in Earth’s climate.
Students may soon be able to voice their confusion privately in class by interacting with their professor's smart glasses.