scientific discovery

The university student found four "planet candidates" outside of our solar system.
The breakthrough was made during an investigation into the angular momentum of light, which is what happens when something
Euphoria by Lily King Participating in a love triangle during an anthropological study isn't exactly the best way to remain
Until now, known viruses have contained so little genetic information that people have questioned whether they can even be thought of as living. But giant viruses like this one contain as much information as many bacteria, which are certainly alive, and are so big they can be seen with an ordinary microscope.
In an age when all the world's knowledge seems to be at one's fingertips, it might be difficult to envision a bygone era when retrieving information meant a slow, laborious, manual slog through printed materials. For scientists and scholars in the 1950s, the task was especially arduous.
I had the opportunity to hear Dr. Ed Calabrese's keynote lecture on hormesis at the 28th annual American Association of Naturopathic Physicians annual convention in Keystone, Colo. earlier this month.
Steve Jobs loved music, but hadn't spent his life as a disc jockey. He was not a professional musician or a stereo hardware designer and he didn't focus on music marketing. That is, until he and his team at Apple released the iPod.
Did you ever consider why the thing scientists do is called "research"? Where did the "re" come from? If it derives from "repeat," as some might suggest, then it is no surprise that the answer to that question really defines why science is what it is.
The deep similarities between the eureka of science, the epiphanies of art, and the revelations and enlightenment of religion provide a bridge that helps close the gap between the two vocations.
Thanks to the digital age, scientists can advance research efforts in search of drugs to treat AIDS and other diseases. And, we can help.
Science will one day grind to a halt. All I am pointing out is that one day these endeavours will fizzle out. And that will not be when we have discovered everything, leaving no unanswered questions.
Change is what makes science so important. You learn things by doing, by trying, by pushing the envelope and even by mistakes and serendipity.
A better understanding of archaea's lifestyle and role in nitrogen cycles not only would rewrite ecology textbooks. It could
To many Americans, the soulmate interpretation of love is not an interpretation, it is not a myth, and it is not modern. Rather