A series of laboratory tests show that some terrestrial bacteria would adapt well to the salty and sulfate-rich ocean believed to exist beneath the hard icy shell of Europa.
Adhesive nanoparticles keep sunscreen chemicals from seeping into skin.
Some wait for the check at a restaurant, others for Godot, and still others for a proton to decay, something that's not supposed to happen. Scientists in Japan are watching water in a deep hole, waiting to see the latter and upend particle physics.
The Royal Photographic Society's annual competition winners create dazzling pieces.
Volcanic 'fire fountains' erupting from the lunar surface, similar to what occurs in Iceland today, most likely were fueled by carbon monoxide gas, a new study shows.
Salt from an underground sea on Jupiter’s moon Europa may be seeping onto the surface, then darkening as it is exposed to radiation.
Hijacking a bacterium to fight infections may lead to less need for antibiotics, a new study says. Continue reading →
Scientists have found complex organic molecules in a planet-forming disk of gas, dust and ice swirling around a very young star, evidence that the building blocks for life may be common in the universe.
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