New research helps us understand why 40% of honeybee colonies in the US have vanished.
NASA's next mission to the Red Planet will be observed by a duo of pint-sized satellites, set to be launched in March 2016.
New research suggests that fruit flies have a simple internal timekeeping mechanism, and can even learn to associate smells with different times in the day.
As NASA's New Horizons spacecraft closes in on Pluto, it continues to release sharper images of the icy dwarf planet.
Scientists have developed a six-legged robot the can adapt to keep walking after having two of its legs broken.
Archaeologists in Spain have discovered an ancient human skull that shows signs of repeated blunt-force trauma, suggesting foul play.
A research team in Ethiopia has discovered what they say is a new species of hominin that may have lived at the same time and place as the well-known Australopithecus afarensis.
The discovery suggests that the field of early humans may have been more diverse than previously thought.
Looking to land humans on Mars by 2030, NASA will test this latest space capsule from the 50th state.
Museum-goers in Berlin experience rare opportunity to name a new species.
A 430,000 year-old Neanderthal skull found in northern Spain shows signs of foul play.
Drawing on each robot's strengths, a research team at UC Berkeley have created a robotic cockroach and a robotic bird that work together.
America's space exploration arm is crowdsourcing ideas for new technology to help expand its study of the universe. How can you submit your ideas?
For its mission to Europa, NASA plans on bringing instruments to scan the surface and analyze the water of Jupiter's icy moon.
The shape of Mars's Siloe Patera crater has led some scientists to believe that the structure was once a supervolcano.
The use of 3D printers allows scientists studying birds to create more replicable experiments.
Conservationists and scientists are urging greater protections for Maui’s dolphins, a small, rare species found off the coast of New Zealand.
A research team discovered 11 new species of chameleon that exist only in Madagascar. The findings also show how close to extinction many species are.
Sally Ride flew two missions aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983 and 1984, becoming the first American woman in space.
The Tara Oceans project is revealing new data on tiny ocean creatures and the critical roles they play in maintaining Earth as a livable planet. 'Life in the ocean is a little less murky than before,' says one scientist.
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