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A $20,000 grant from the Garble and Benedum foundations has helped the school fund a wind turbine, sustainable garden and outdoor classroom.
CMU debuts its newest rover for the $20 million Google Lunar XPrize race to the moon.
Stephen J. Tonsor also will lead the Center for Biodiversity and Ecosystems.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania paleontologist Shundong Bi says six fossil skeletons change what we know of Earth’s first mammals.
Much of Pittsburgh’s geology is made up of sedimentary rocks, and its parks are a great place to go fossil hunting, especially in the fall.
Two in five teens surveyed had experienced cyberdating abuse in the context of a dating relationship in the past three months.
You may have noticed that there are fewer bright stars and distinctive constellations in the autumn sky.
The lander Philae completed its primary mission of exploring the comet’s surface before depleted batteries forced it to go silent.
The space lander manages tricky maneuvers to move out of a cliff’s shadow and get more sunlight on its solar panels for additional power.
The probe has been operating on battery power, which is expected to soon run out.
Maryland’s incoming governor, Larry Hogan, has called from dredging behind the dam.
The lander scored a historic first Wednesday, touching down on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko after a decade-long journey through space.
Europe’s Rosetta spacecraft defies the odds, dropping its Philae probe onto a speeding comet more than 300 miles from Earth, with the
At 11:03 a.m. EST, the agency received a signal from Philae after it touched down on the comet’s icy surface.
Australia’s “seagull,” the silver gull is a striking-looking bird and an opportunistic forager that is graceful in flight.
In the climax of a decadelong mission, the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft is expected to drop a lander on the surface today.
Minimum prices range from $5,000 to $25,000 for for patents that Penn State owns but never developed into a commercial use.
The loophole is likely to end after the fatal crash of a test flight of a Virgin Galactic space ship designed to take tourists into space.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves new test that already is in use at other transplant centers.
The researchers concluded that the skull of the fossil animal was the first ever of an extinct branch of mammals known as gondwanatherians.
In babies’ first seven months, they interact vocally more with mothers, and moms were more responsive to such interactions with daughters.
38 federal agencies report on the threat posed to them by climate change and steps they are taking or will be taking to meet the challenges.
The explosion Tuesday evening marked the first time that a resupply mission contracted by NASA to a private company has failed.
This time of year you can see many birds under the influence of zugunrhue, the restless behavior associated with migration.