ESA's new mission to intercept a comet

“Comet Interceptor” has been selected as ESA’s new fast-class mission in its Cosmic Vision Programme. Comprising…

Abundance of gases in Enceladus's ocean are a potential fuel—if life is there to consume it

The subsurface ocean of Saturn’s moon Enceladus probably has higher than previously known concentrations of carbon…

How in times of trouble animals also stand together

Faced with potential violence from rival factions, dwarf mongoose groupmates pull together and behave more co-operatively,…

Climate of guilt: Flying no longer the high road for some

School’s out for summer and Swedish lawyer Pia Bjorstrand, her husband and their two sons are…

Crumbling roads, grids cost poor nations billions due to storms: World Bank

Flooding, storms and other natural hazards, made more likely by climate change, cost poor nations hundreds…

New research shows importance of climate on spruce beetle flight

If the climate continues warming as predicted, spruce beetle outbreaks in the Rocky Mountains could become…

Deep submersible dives shed light on rarely explored coral reefs

Just beyond where conventional scuba divers can go is an area of the ocean that still…

Millions with neurological diseases could find new option in neurostimulation devices

The United States is seeing an increase in the number of neurological diseases. Stroke is ranked…

In Sudan, internet users find ways to beat blackout

In a lush garden cafe in Sudan’s capital, a group of youngsters sit eyes glued to…

New study proves some of Earth's oldest animals could take trips

New UC Riverside-led research settles a longstanding debate about whether the most ancient animal communities were…