New research suggests that galaxies hold more 'normal matter' than scientists could image. This matter in the form of gas resides in halos that turn out to be about twice as vast as previously estimated.
New research suggests that Psittacosaurus, China's 'parrot dinosaur,' walked on four feet – and then two feet.
The much-anticipated Atlantis exhibit - showcasing the last space shuttle to make a mission - will open at Florida's Kennedy Space Center on Saturday.
Teams from eight countries competed in the first round of the challenge to develop a disaster-response robot.
IRIS, the new NASA space telescope, is being sent aloft to study a region of the sun's atmosphere physicists previously had little interest in, so much so the region was dubbed the 'ignorosphere.'
Scientists have detected one of the critical signs that the Voyager 1 is nearly in interstellar space. But this has happened before.
Levitating magician: A viral Pepsi ad shows an English magician apparently levitating alongside a double-decker bus. How are we so easily fooled by magic?
Children taunting a zoo gorilla got their just dues when the animal decided to best them at their own game.
Pacifica shark attack: Shark attacks are on the rise, but odds of becoming a shark attack victim are still very close to nil.
Social lemurs were found to be better thieves than their less social counterparts, in a study that could have implications for how animal intelligence in measured.
Washington earthquake: A magnitude 4.3 earthquake stuck near Leavenworth, Washington, Wednesday evening.
Scientists have reconstructed the genome of a horse that lived some 700,000 years ago, mapping out the evolutionary history of the modern horse.
Astronomers say the Kepler mission found two mini-Neptune planets orbiting stars in a stellar cluster that would have been a most inhospitable environment at the time they were born.
A team of researchers has found that some 2 million years ago, early humans evolved the ability to aim and throw, skills not shared by our closest living relatives.
Alaska volcano: Located almost 600 miles southwest of Anchorage, Pavlof Volcano let loose its most powerful eruption since becoming active in mid-May.
A new cyborg roach is the prototype to a search-and-rescue insect that could be dispatched to hunt for survivors in disaster zones.
The iStruct Demonstrator makes several advances in robotics, including its high-tech feet.
Scientists have discovered a new bird unique to Cambodia in the unlikeliest of places: the teeming capital.
Asian tiger mosquitoes are spreading in the continental US. Scientists warn that Asian tiger mosquitoes bite throughout the day, carry disease, and lay eggs that can survive winter.
Supermoon photos: Sunday's full moon coincided with our natural satellite's closest distance from the Earth, making it the biggest full moon of the year.
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