Most stars in the Milky Way that resemble our sun are more likely to host planets that support life than our own.
Researchers say they may have explained why some studies show that violent video games make players more aggressive, while others don't: it's all in the style of play.
The first detailed predictions of future temperatures across North America have been produced, using a combination of climate models and some complicated statistics.
Ohio State University engineers are getting pretty handy with a sewing machine, working on ways to incorporate radio antennas directly into clothing using plastic film and metallic thread.
A Detroit inventor has found a way to make steel seven percent stronger than any steel on record, offering the promise of lighter, thinner car bodies and stronger armored vehicles.
At this week's Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) meeting, American researchers will unveil a new tool for detecting illegal nuclear explosions: the Earth’s global positioning system (GPS).
Numerous studies have indicated that violent video games lead to more aggression and anger. But for the first time, someone's checked to see whether the opposite is true, and found that relaxing video games can make people happier and more kind.
Spending lots of time on the internet doesn't make you more gullible - but reading rumor-filled emails does, say researchers.
Researchers say they can predict a person's ability at video games simply by giving them an MRI.