The famous Horsehead Nebula has been literally seen in an entirely different light, as NASA's Spitzer captures it in infrared.
Formed of antibodies and DNA, these molecular automata could help design better drugs to fight cancer, autoimmune diseases.
The scent from a giant sea snail may be key to convincing coral-reef-munching starfish to move along and find something else to snack on.
The Rosetta mission's successful comet landing turns bittersweet as the Philae lander ekes out as much science as possible before losing power and slipping into sleep.
Dionysus Technology Concepts launches a crowdfunding campaign for the Sonic Decanter, which promises to use ultrasonic energy to improve your wine in 15 minutes.
How do space agencies keep the International Space Station from smelling like a sweaty locker room? NASA engineer Robert Frost and retired astronaut Clayton C. Anderson reveal a few secrets.
The American Chemical Society looks at why some foods taste sweet, and why some sweeteners are, well, sweeter than others.
A crystalline substance that can absorb and release oxygen in large quantities could one day lead to tankless underwater breathing a la one water-loving superhero.
A beautiful gif deconstructs the wing motions of a bat, a goose, a moth, a dragonfly and a hummingbird to reveal the looping patterns therein.
The water in our solar system -- including up to half of Earth's supply -- has actually been here since before the birth of the sun, according to new research.