Nearly all modern Eurasians are descended from an out-of-Africa migration about 60,000 years ago, but some have genetic markers of earlier divergences, suggesting a more complex story.
Scientists unfurled the previously unreadable En-Gedi scroll – an ancient carbonized text – using computer technology. Could this technology open new windows on humanity's past?
Lyman-alpha blobs glow a mysterious green in the night sky. Until now, astronomers didn't have an explanation for the phenomenon.
IBM and MIT will collaborate on the Laboratory for Brain-inspired Multimedia Machine Comprehension – a bid to help AI interpret what it sees and hears, the same way human beings do.
Russian space agency Roscosmos says that, due to technical reasons, it will be delaying plans to bring NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and Russian cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrey Borisenko up to the International Space Station on Sept. 23.
A new California law will require the state's dairy industry to reduce the methane that comes from cow flatulence and manure.
For the first time, the Monterey Bay Aquarium census is reporting that the southern sea otter population is higher than 3,090.
The discovery of a skeleton in the famed Antikythera shipwreck may shed light on the origins of an ancient Greek mariner.
By examining 'echoes' of infrared light, scientists were able to measure the intensity of black hole flares.