Using powerful microscopes and imaging devices, Rice University researcher Amina Qutub can observe brain cells in a glass container and the connections they make with each other.
There are 1.8 billion people between the ages of 10 and 24 on the planet, more than ever before.
Scientists at Cornell University have proudly presented the first litter of dogs successfully born through in vitro fertilization, or IVF.
U.S. health agencies have been monitoringclimate changefor some time. So have researchers at universities across the country.
Americans are digesting a global climate accord that is dividing Washington along predictable partisan political lines.
Learning to play guitar requires a lot of practice, perseverance and, at least in the beginning, painful blisters on fingers.
Sometimes simple scientific advances in one field can have value far beyond their intended use.
The United States is increasingly not secure from the threat of terrorist attacks by the Islamic State group.
President Barack Obama's address on last week's deadly shootings in California comes as two potent issues merge and overlap.
We may not be aware of it, but ordinary family homes in the U.S. and, indeed, the rest of the world are not energy-efficient.
Russia is preparing sanctions against Turkey and stepping up military strikes over the downing of a Russian bomber along the Syrian border.
The Consumer Electronics Show held each January in Las Vegas is considered to be the most important display of everyday technologies expected to hit the market during the rest of the year.