An analysis of research on great white sharks in the eastern north part of the Pacific Ocean suggests that their numbers are increasing.
The March 17 announcement that researchers have detected signs of gravity waves has come under fire, as some scientists have cautioned that galactic dust could be interfering with the measurement.
After decades of decline, great white shark populations in the western North Atlantic appear to have grown rapidly since 2000, thanks to conservation efforts and greater availability of prey.
A mostly ceremonial explosion on a Chilean mountaintop marked the beginning of the construction of the Extremely Large Telescope, which, when completed, will be the world's largest optical telescope.
A streamer of ionized gas spotted hurtling from the heart of a galaxy nearly 245 million light-years away is suggesting to astronomers that supermassive black holes limit how big galaxies can become.
Hominin skulls unearthed in Spain point to an early human with the face of a Neanderthal and the cranium of a more primitive ape.
Scientists reveal 17 skulls belonging to ancestors of Neanderthals. These bones tell a tale of evolution in stages and in different regions – not all at once.
A project to build the world's largest telescope began with a bang as workers blasted the top off a Chilean mountain at a European Southern Observatory facility.
An analysis of the world's first commercially available quantum computer found it to be no faster than a classical personal computer.
Cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev ventured outside the International Space Station on Thursday for a 6.5-hour spacewalk.
Wildlife officials in florida report that there could be as many as 180 wild panthers in the state.
A scientific review has found spiders that dine on fish on every continent except Antarctica.
After a 22-year absence, razorback sucker fish appear to be spawning again in the Colorado River, sparking hopes among conservationists that the critically endangered species could be rebounding.
As the Smithsonian prepares to launch an exhibit on Martha, whose death a century ago marked the extinction of the passenger pigeon, scientists speculate that modern DNA technology could some day return her species to the skies.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft is scheduled to fly by Saturn's moon Titan today to learn more about the huge satellite's thick atmosphere and frigid, sea-studded surface.
Researchers have compiled information documenting spiders worldwide catching and eating fish.
Normally, locked deep inside the Earth, the most abundant mineral on our planet has been spotted locked inside a 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite.
Angry Birds and NASA have teamed up for the second time to develop a new game that sends players to the space agency's next cosmic target — asteroids.
Ice-penetrating radar has revealed that the layers of snow and ice locked beneath Greenland's glaciers are twisted and folded into elaborate forms.
The space station is set to get its first coffeemaker in November, in the form of the 'ISSpresso,' a capsule-based espresso machine specifically designed for microgravity brewing.