"Ample evidence" that Cape Hatteras beach closures benefit birds

The barrier islands of North Carolina’s Cape Hatteras National Seashore are among the most popular recreational…

Observatory returns from tropical storm Isaias lockdown to track asteroid for NASA

The Earth has one less asteroid to worry about thanks to the research of an international…

Lab-grown and replanted corals to spawn in the Florida Keys

Not long after the August full moon, Florida’s reefs are the scene of an annual show…

Innovative method offers a new way of studying developmental cardiac biomechanics, live in 4-D

How a valveless embryonic heart tube pumps blood is a long-standing scientific mystery. Thanks to innovations…

Asian giant hornet complete genome released by the Agricultural Research Service

The first complete genome of the Asian giant hornet has been released by a team of…

New class of laser beam doesn't follow normal laws of refraction

University of Central Florida researchers have developed a new type of laser beam that doesn’t follow…

Research shows post-release digital movie piracy can boost ticket sales

Movie studios estimate that they lose billions of dollars to digital movie piracy. But a new…

Chemists build natural anti-cancer compound with efficient new process

Scripps Research chemists Hans Renata, Ph.D., and Alexander Adibekian, Ph.D., have discovered a way to efficiently…

Raphael's face reconstructed to solve tomb mystery

Art sleuths have created a 3-D reconstruction of the face of Italian painter Raphael, solving an…

NASA satellites capture Isaias' nighttime track into Canada

Tropical Storm Isaias has transitioned into a post-tropical storm as it moved out of the U.S.…