One man's meat is another man's poison. And vice versa. The search for extraterrestrial life has opened our eyes to how diverse and tenacious life is here on Earth.
A cargo ship that broke down in Alaska's Aleutian Islands while carrying canola seeds and nearly a half-million gallons of fuel oil continued its slow journey to a safe harbor Sunday as a tugboat pulled it through rough seas and up to 25-foot waves.
OK. Never fear, there is a nativity scene in the White House. Located in the East Room, it's the same one that has been there since 1967, says Semonti Stephens, deputy press secretary for first lady Michelle Obama - whose first words during a press preview Wednesday were, "Happy holidays. All right now, it's Christmas."
A U.S.-German infrared observatory mounted in a jumbo jet has flown its inaugural science flight, a mission to better understand how stars form.
NASA's effort to farm out astronauts' space station trips to private companies over the next decade is under fire again, this time by federal deficit hit men.
Several companies are in the latest race to space, vying for a chance to fly cargo and even astronauts to the International Space Station once NASA's shuttle program ends.
Baffled by fuel tank cracks, NASA announced another prolonged launch delay for space shuttle Discovery on Wednesday and raised the prospect of a Christmastime flight.
A first-of-its-kind NASA study is finding nice cool lakes are heating up _ even faster than air.
It's always cheaper to fly one way, even to Mars. Two scientists are suggesting that colonization of the Red Planet could happen faster and more economically if astronauts behave like the first settlers to come to North America - not expecting to go home.