Social ties to classmates and how students feel could be more important than innate ability when it comes to enduring early STEM courses.
Scientists are figuring out the chemical triggers that turn the liquid stored in silk glands into a solid that’s tougher than Kevlar.
A new study finds that what used to be a rare weather double whammy has been occurring more frequently in recent decades because of climate change.
Scientists have found a potent chemical that might give Australian giant stinging trees their extraordinarily painful punch.
The harvest of the much-extolled but long-lost Judean dates was something of a scientific miracle. The fruit sprouted from seeds 2,000 years old.
Years of observations in central Italy show that more carbon dioxide percolates through Earth’s crust during periods of strong seismic activity.
Inspired by a mother’s question, the new method will be introduced across Israel this fall, just in time for flu season, and could be coming soon to the U.S.
A Brazilian frog species engages in reproductive behavior never seen in amphibians before.
Preserved dung in Oregon’s Paisley Caves is helping to fill in some mysteries about some of the earliest people on our continent.