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The scientists are trying to determine why it broke off from the ice shelf and how it may affect sea level rise.
To date more than 260 spacecraft have crashed in a part of the South Pacific between Chile, New Zealand and Antarctica, sometimes called "the spacecraft cemetery."
What looks like a nondescript cargo van is actually a cutting-edge marijuana research lab.
The dish — five football fields wide and composed of 4,450 panels — will collect radio signals from distant corners of the universe.
Of the 612 key positions requiring Senate confirmation, 258 have no nomination at all, including in the field of science and technology.
I missed the cancer cells on my 42-year-old patient, causing her diagnosis to be delayed, writes Dr. Vinita Parkash. My patient eventually died of her cancer.
The MassNextGen program will support early stage biotech companies run by women with funding and mentorship.
Last year, doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children were confronted with a difficult decision.
"We've never seen this in our 468 brains, except in individuals some 20 years older," said Ann McKee, director of Boston University's CTE Center.
The Senate should pass a bill allowing taxpayers to donate money through their tax returns to poor countries vulnerable to climate change, writes Abby Maxman.
As the U.N. Climate Conference gets underway in Germany, one local Boston writer contemplates our weirdly warm autumn and "the new normal."
The private Jesuit school, better known for its philosophy and economics programs, says the science facility will also bring a new engineering major to campus.
We spent a day with Jonathan Losos, biology professor and curator of herpetology at Harvard's Museum of Comparative Zoology.
Why does our hair stand on end when we hear music from thrillers or horror movies? Researchers say scary sounds act as a stimulus and evoke a biological response.
Brian Buma retraced the journey of the late William S. Cooper, known as the godfather of modern ecology, to find the location of some of the oldest ecology records in...
In this new series, our BostonomiX team attempts to answer two questions: what are the jobs of the future? And, what skills do you need for those jobs?
For some immigrants, the fear of running into ICE agents has made public places, like hospitals, appear threatening. So what happens when an immigration agent asks about a patient?
A condition called cold stunning causes Kemp's ridley sea turtles' average heart rates to significantly decrease as the weather gets colder.
Because the twins' circulation was connected, the death of the sicker twin would kill her healthier sister. But operating to separate them would lead directly to the death of the...
New research out of Germany is raising alarms about the health of the world's ecosystems.