Satellite imagery of penguin poop is helping scientists see how climate change affects the birds’ diet and the food chain more broadly.
An analysis of 36 years of snowpack shows that the US’s peaks are shrinking, and that means more wildfires, less drinking water … and less skiing.
China is the world’s biggest polluter but a leader in renewable energy, making it the country to watch at this week’s climate summit in Poland.
Fossil hunters are launching an Antarctic expedition to learn how fish developed into land animals.
Crime investigators are gleaning a host of personal information from a recovered drone, such as where its owner lives, credit card numbers and email addresses.
“Hopefully we will no longer see the science committee used as a messaging tool for the fossil fuel industry,” says Rep. Bill Foster, a science committee member.
After a yearlong test, a supercomputer on the International Space Station has more or less survived and is ready to crunch data.
Nick Hague, the NASA astronaut onboard the Soyuz rocket that failed after takeoff last week, recounts his experience inside the capsule.
More extreme droughts and heat waves will hit barley especially hard, so growers are trying to hack the grain to make it more resistant.
Deep learning is helping to make prosthetic arms behave more naturally.
At the March for Science, protesters spoke about the importance of getting more scientists in office. Actually winning elections takes a lot more.
A federal proposal to freeze cars’ emissions standards argues that climate change isn’t worth fighting at the tailpipe, but scientific research suggests otherwise.
A new robotic jellyfish can squeeze through holes smaller than its body size.
NASA’s ICESat-2 will watch over the planet’s polar ice to improve forecasts of sea level rise.
A new tool called a Slocum glider measures the ocean heat that fuels super-storms like Florence, filling in data gaps to help make forecasting more accurate.
Champagne maker Mumm is testing a piston-activated bottle on zero-G flights.
Baby herring adapt to extra carbon dioxide in the water; cod and clams, not so much.
Engineers hope a special heat shield will keep the craft cool while it collects space weather info.
While NASA and space enthusiasts have been talking about privatizing the ISS for years, Monday’s announcement is the first time the idea has been officially endorsed by the White House.
The falling cost of genome sequencing means the World Anti-Doping Agency could build a genetic baseline for every athlete.