Jupiter's Great Red Spot might be, quite literally, the perfect storm: It's a swirling, anti-cyclonic vortex that's big enough to engulf three Earths and has been raging in the atmosphere of the solar system's largest planet for at least 400 years.
Public preschool enrollment fell slightly last year, according to a report released today by researchers at Rutgers University.
Over the weekend, scientists with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution confirmed that Nereus, one of only four submersibles to have reached the depths of the Mariana Trench, suffered a catastrophic implosion.
It's been missing for more than 500 years. But now there are reports that the Santa Maria, the largest ship among the trio that made Christopher Columbus' first expedition to North America, may be found.
Stanford's trustees say the school will no longer invest in companies that mine coal, joining about a dozen other colleges that have taken the step.
Looking back at as much as a century's worth of records researchers found that while the performance of racing horses and greyhounds has stagnated for decades, humans have continued to improve.
Physical abuse and excessive force top the list of hundreds of complaints filed against U.S. Border Patrol agents, according to a new report.
When you ask college graduates whether they're "engaged" with their work or "thriving" in all aspects of their lives, their responses don't vary one bit whether they went to a prestigious college or not.
The Department of Education has released a list of 55 colleges and universities facing investigation under Title IX for their handling of sexual abuse claims.
The botched execution of death row inmate Clayton Lockett Tuesday evening in Oklahoma is sparking a reassessment of lethal injection.