With all the coverage in North America about the questionable practice of hydraulic fracking to dislodge trapped oil and gas deep underground, the idea of drilling down to precious aquifers to use cool groundwater as a method to control building temperatures can make many environmentalists squeamish.
The European Space Agency (ESA) and the Russian federal space agency, Roscosmos, have signed a formal agreement to work in partnership on the ExoMars program towards the launch of two missions in 2016 and 2018.
At the Moriond Conference today, international scientists associated with the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) presented preliminary new results that offer further details about an enigmatic particle discovered last year.
The Infiniti JX crossover SUV debuted in 2012 as a 2013 model. Later that year, parent company Nissan changed the naming scheme of its lineup.
Most people typically experience time as if they’re moving toward the future and away from the past.
Earlier this month, Toyota was on hand at the Geneva Motor Show to showcase one of the strangest concept vehicles in any booth at the show.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft recently captured a number of raw images depicting the battered icy Saturnian moon of Rhea.
If The Hobbit's 48 frames per second seems like a lot, how does a million trillion sound?
Big eyes may be beautiful, but they could be what did for the Neanderthals, say University of Oxford scientists.
University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers say they've established certain key features in proteins that are needed for life to function on Mars and other extreme environments.
There could be a lot more potentially habitable planets out there than previously thought, and some of them could be very nearby.
An analysis of a rock sample collected by NASA's Curiosity rover indicates ancient Mars could have supported living microbes long ago.
A mysterious disease is sweeping through U.S. communities, killing millions of valuable workers, but you haven’t heard about it on the nightly news.
For only the second time ever, astronomers have discovered a triple quasar system - possibly part of a much larger structure.
Astronomers have found the closest solar system to our own to be discovered in nearly a century - the third-closest ever found, in fact.
Researchers say they've conducted the first reconnaissance of a distant planetary system, collecting the spectra of four red exoplanets which orbit a star 128 light years away from Earth.
SpaceX’s reusable Grasshopper spacecraft has managed to hop more than 24 stories into the air, hover and then land safely.
Car enthusiasts view Europe as the place to see the latest in future car design or trends, and the 2013 Geneva Motor Show is no exception to the rule.
Clogged arteries may have little to do with today's high-fat diets or couch potato habits: ancient hunter-gatherers had the same problem too.
University of Georgia researchers say they've discovered important genetic clues about archaea, one of Earth's oldest life forms.