Scientists examined swirling patterns left in ice topping the Red Planet’s north pole.
Woman’s particular strain of E. coli has shown a resistance to colistin, a drug used for difficult-to-treat infections.
Jeremy Berg, a chemistry professor, will serve a 5-year term as head of editorial content with the 136-year old science journal.
“You can have these very subtle changes in DNA that create dramatic effects,” said Douglas Cavener of Penn State University.
A study is pointing to geologic evidence of two tsunamis — each 3.4 billion years ago, just as life was first beginning to emerge on Earth.
Detections of comets outside the solar system could one day help researchers determine what systems are suited for life.
Teams from as far away as Puerto Rico bring in robots for gladiator-style battles that also teach them STEM-based skills.
Bishop Bickerton moves the "Imagine No Malaria" campaign into a new phase that imagines “abundant health for every child in every place.”
Scientists say a stone knife and other artifacts found deep underwater in a Florida sinkhole show people lived there some 14,500 years ago.
Just because something is possible doesn’t necessarily mean it is ethical to pursue, professors write.
New center will be part of the National Microbiome Initiative, and its research could have a practical effect on society in five years.
They deliberately infected developing mice pups and tiny clusters of lab-grown brain cells so they could measure the damage that ensued.
AAA said the limits can lead to unsafe drivers going free while others are wrongfully convicted.
The prosecution witness said that he was able to replicate his test after the error was discovered and it had no impact on his analysis.
Other scientists at the University of Pittsburgh discovered and reported the data in question.
The last time Mercury moved across the Sun was 2006. It will happen again three years from now, but then not until 2032.
They illuminate a theory in which our ancestors evolved in Asia, sailed to Africa, then were pushed to extinction on their home continent.
It’s the first time planets have been found around this star type — and it opens up new territory in the search for extraterrestrial life.
Responsibility lies in two far-flung regions of the brain: the cortexes responsible for rapid visual categorizations and recognizing faces.
Grauer’s gorilla populations have plummeted 77 percent over the last 20 years, with fewer than 3,800 of the animals remaining.
Peru and Colombia have banned live animals in circuses.
Matthew Lamanna, Carnegie Museum paleontologist, is on the team announcing the rare skull discovery with new insights about titanosaurs.
The findings confirm another study that suggests a large star in our galactic neighborhood went supernova about 2.3 million years ago.
White House symposium acknowledges organizations taking fresh approaches to early STEM learning and professional development.
The end result from eating asparagus has puzzled scientists and those who eat the spring vegetable from the time of the pharaohs.
Hatched at 6 pounds, they weighed 70 in just a few weeks.
A new special exhibitions gallery and learning labs are part of a $34.5 million capital campaign — the first major upgrade in 25 years.
The solar system’s elusive innermost planet is making its best appearance of the year in the evening sky.
Newly identified organisms are all single-celled bacteria and archaea, so the branch that contains humans is shrinking in comparison.
Cheers and applause filled the Capitol rotunda as Pennsylvania joined 23 other states with comprehensive public medical marijuana programs.
These nanocraft would have to travel roughly a thousand times faster than current spacecraft. That’s a big job for some tiny tech.
It’s the first account of limb reanimation in profound paralysis. The method reinterprets electrical signals issued by a patient’s brain.
Encapsulated Follicular Variant of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma, representing 20% of thyroid cancers, can be removed without more treatment.
Peter Jannetta, 84, known for groundbreaking research and techniques, was “godfather of almost every neurosurgeon in the world.”
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration held a hearing Friday on the technology.
That could have key implications for the habitability of exoplanets themselves, their study suggests.
Awards given to students who plan to pursue careers in fields of engineering, math and natural sciences.
There are more of coyotes in cities and rural areas in Western Pennsylvania than you think, but most people don’t know they’re there.
A Purdue University team made it possible for scientists to determine the unique properties that make Zika so dangerous.
On Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey published for the first time an earthquake hazard map covering both natural and “induced” quakes.
NASA and the NSIDC said that Thursday, Arctic sea ice “likely” hit its maximum extent for the year of 2016.
Experts were divided on the new study. Some praised the work, while others said it was too limited to draw such a specific conclusion.
Although happy that the impasse is over, officials say the state still needs a new basic education funding formula.
The collapse of an old star into a dense neutron star sends out a shock wave of energy, which was predicted to result in a bright flash.
Annual climate report follows a record-hot 2015.
Scientific studies being sent to the International Space Station also include an upgraded 3-D printer.
Amphibians are like the canary in the coal mine because they are the first animals to react to warmer temperatures.
A study with paleontologist Victoria McCoy as lead author identifies the odd-looking Tully monster as a vertebrate similar to a lamprey.
AlphaGo’s 4-1 victory came about in what was billed as the match of the century.
Model uses government projections for rising seas plus estimates of population growth.