University of Hawaii scientists have been tracking the spread of debris from the tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011.
Some snakes don't need to board a plane to soar through the air.
A new open source mapping tool provides near real-time data on deforestation across the world.
A Columbia University researcher looks at the evidence for media narratives on the horrors of meth, finds it lacking.
Wearable computers turn out to be useful both as a teaching aid and data display for surgeons.
If you plan to sell out your employer, be forewarned that your own emails may turn you in.
Statistics prove that this seemingly endless winter really is one of the worst in years - especially in the Midwest.
The head of an Italian investigation said Friday he expects results by May or June.
One Romanian researcher is working on ways to transform stock market behavior into higher-dimensional geometry.
Most White House occupants have been lawyers, but there are a couple U.S. presidents who tinkered, too.
Getting infected with diseases or trying out new drugs is one way to make money, but it's not without risks.
How the crazy ant combats its chief rival, the fire ant, and other science news this week.
A Thomson Reuters analyst takes a look at 50 years of Beatlemania in academia.
Yet another winter storm has blanketed the East Coast, and some Gulf states, in snow and ice.
Schools and parents alike find that building blocks are a fun way to nurture creativity and science appreciation in kids.
Younger crocodiles across the world show a surprising ability to scamper up tree branches.
Floods and fires are just as threatening to U.S. nuclear plants as they are to Japanese ones.
Longtime NBC news man Tom Brokaw disclosed this week that he'd been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, an uncommon bone marrow cancer.
A new account of the Fukushima disaster delves into the incident, as well as the surrounding science and public policy issues.
Areas from Alabama to Massachusetts should expect some midweek ice and snow.