Observations gathered by Kepler have revolutionized scientists’ understand of exoplanets, as well as many other aspects of our universe.
Grab a g-suit and experience what it’s like to fly in a jet aircraft
Devil rays are mysterious sea creatures that are rarely seen in the wild. With their population dwindling, biologists are racing to learn more about these rays before they disappear.
To prevent mega-wildfires from spiraling out of control, technicians set landscapes ablaze on purpose.
What if dark matter isn’t the solution to space’s greatest mysteries? These are the alternative theories.
Advertising and marketing aboard the space station is currently prohibited, but that may change in the wake of the Trump administration's 2019 budget proposal.
Is your favorite picture of space actually a painting? Artist astronomers are behind many of the most famous images of the universe.
Scientists replaced faulty rods and cones in blind mice with artificial photocells and restored nearly full-color vision.
The Shanghai Superintense Ultrafast Laser is capable of producing 500 times the power of all the world’s electrical grids combined. Here’s what you need to know.
There's wisdom in crowds, and scientists are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to predict political crisis and forecast the future
The process critical to all complex life on Earth dates to around 3.8 billion years ago, according to new studies, putting into question prior theories about our planet's earliest organisms.
Garter snakes show that you don’t always have to be the early bird to get the worm, and by worm, we mean a giant, marathon snake orgy.
Animals are going extinct and human intervention has saved some species, but is exhausting so much time and money helping as much as we hope?
Humans didn’t always have genital herpes, so scientists recently pinpointed when and how the transfer happened. Hint: it either involved murder or sex.
A Canadian analysis found that where a person lived was more significant of a factor in gene expression than their heritage.
Scientist have identified two new genetic connections to homosexuality. Does this confirm that there are predisposed sexual orientations?
Why is there so much commuter traffic? This mathematical model offers an insight into our traffic nightmares.