Stone tools discovered in Kenya and dating to 3.3 million years ago represent the first direct evidence that humanity's ancestors could make stone tools.
Musician Kenichi Kanazawa's 'Colour Sound' video offers a glimpse into how sound waves interact with the world around us.
Scientists have long thought that sharp-edged stone tools were made only by our own species, Homo sapiens. A new discovery found they were made by a 'much different kind of ancestor.'
A study of panda droppings and gut bacteria reveals that, pandas are not particularly good at digesting bamboo, their primary food source.
Insects such as the honey bee and monarch butterfly contribute as much as $15 billion to the US economy through pollination. Can the agriculture industry survive their decline?
On Wednesday NASA is set to launch the X-37B spacecraft from Cape Canaveral, on a mission to gather data on how materials endure space.
One scientist's idea would create a cost-effective way to increase the number of Mars landers per mission.
The Southern Tablelands region of Australia are covered in spiders this month due to an unusual weather phenomenon.
ISS laser: A laser mounted on the International Space Station could shoot down space junk, say scientists.
The federal government plans to make federal land bee friendly in hopes of reducing America's declining bee and monarch butterfly populations.
Astronomers observing the Lyman-α nebula has spotted four quasars in close proximity to one another, a cosmic rarity.
The Larsen B ice shelf could shatter into hundreds of icebergs by 2020, indicates a new study.
The opah is a warm-blood fish - an endotherm - that manages to stay warm at depths of 1,300 feet (396 meters) in temperate and tropical oceans around the world.
New research shows that the poorly-studied opah, or moonfish, is actually warm-blooded. The fish stays warm in deep waters with a built in heat exchanger in its gills.
CalTech researchers identify 'building blocks' of emotion in fruit flies.
Scientists suspect that the brown streaks seen on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa is actually sea salt that has been bombarded with radiation.
Why are some galaxies gas-rich and able to form new stars, while others are gas-deprived and dying? New research offers insights into how galaxies are 'strangled.'
A team of scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory determined what the brown lines on the surface of Europa are made of.
On what would be Inge Lehmann's 127th birthday, a Google Doodle pays homage to the influential Danish seismologist.
On May 3 and 4, NASA's Dawn spacecraft got its closest views yet of the dwarf planet Ceres and its mysterious bright spots.
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