Methane is the source of the gas we burn in stoves. You can also use it to make plastics, anti-freeze or fertilizer. It comes out of underground deposits, but it also seeps up from swamps, landfills, even the stomachs of cows.
Scientists have a new idea for beating HIV: Target the virus with guided missiles called monoclonal antibodies.
A NASA astronaut who graduated from the University of Illinois spoke to U of I students on Tuesday from orbit.
Illinois Wesleyan University's observatory is now certified by Minor Planet Center at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, a watchdog group that is overseeing efforts in Syria to eliminate its chemical stockpile, has won the Nobel Peace Prize.
Ross Powell, a geologist at Northern Illinois University, is in a holding pattern.
The federal government is considering whether to allow scientists to take a controversial step: make changes in some of the genetic material in a woman's egg that would be passed down through generations.
This year's Nobel Prize for chemistry is shared by three international scientists, who moved chemistry out of the lab and into the world of computing.
Many online journals are ready to publish bad research in exchange for a credit card number.
Matt Haimovitz is 42 and a world-renowned cellist. He rushed into the classical music scene at age 10 after Itzhak Perlman, the famed violinist, heard him play.