Articles by Rebecca Boyle

Understanding how magnetic fields change is crucial for protecting communications networks and power grids.
Rebecca Boyle, Contributor
The heavenly orbs are not quite stars and not quite planets.
Rebecca Boyle, Contributor
To researchers' surprise, Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko has ice that's fluffier than freshly fallen snow.
Rebecca Boyle, Contributor
A new study suggests a correlation between volcanic activity and heavy rainfall, but other volcanologists are skeptical.
Rebecca Boyle, Contributor
Understanding how seemingly solid rocks get squished could make mining and construction projects safer.
Rebecca Boyle, Contributor
Food scientists are developing food for astronauts that stays nutritious and fresh for at least three years.
Rebecca Boyle, Contributor
Ongoing studies try to quantify the risks and benefits of contact sports.
Rebecca Boyle, Contributor
New evidence for how childhood infections could trigger ciliac disease.
Rebecca Boyle, Contributor
New measurements could help explain a long-standing scientific puzzle.
Rebecca Boyle, Contributor
Extending daylight hours could help decrease animal-vehicle collisions.
Rebecca Boyle, Contributor
Two new studies find that electronic device use near bedtime is linked with poor sleep in adults and children.
Rebecca Boyle, Contributor
Getting enough shut-eye, say experts, could give athletes that elusive edge in competition.
Rebecca Boyle, Contributor