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A rare African plant can serve as a beacon that points the way to diamond deposits deep beneath the Earth, new research shows.
A new report and video show how dust from an ancient lakebed in Africa is critical to plant growth on another continent.
Back in 2000, Cassini took a rare shot of Jupiter from directly underneath the Giant Planet's south pole -- red spot and all.
Gary Atkinson's job is to make sure the Internet of Things becomes the next big thing for chip designer ARM.
A star chemistry student offers a periodic table joke beyond any other. Some don't get it -- at first.
Soil samples analysed by the Curiosity Mars rover have revealed evidence that the red planet could have once supported microbial life.
NASA gets us one step closer to answering the big question of whether life ever existed on the Red Planet.
A 2010 NASA study that suggested a bacterium could thrive on arsenic instead of phosphorus is refuted by two new pieces of research.
A woman's children find hamburger patty-sized rocks on a California beach. They like them, so she puts them in her pocket. Shortly afterward, her pocket catches fire and she suffers serious burns.
Seeking to keep Moore's Law on pace, researchers have developed a repeatable technique for assembling a single-atom version of the transistor--the building block of semiconductors and computers.