The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists decided to move the minute hand of their iconic Doomsday Clock.
The Rosetta mission has yielded some of the closest observations of a comet ever. Findings unveiled Thursday are 'completely changing' the way scientists think about comets.
Of course, from the shark's perspective, it's probably we humans who are the crazy-looking ones.
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has reached a milestone, with its 100 millionth image of our star.
Researchers in Antarctica have spotted a translucent fish living beneath nearly 2,500 feet of solid ice, yet another emblem of the tenacity of life.
Researchers have found a way to read fragile ancient scrolls without ever even opening them.
Using laser-etching, scientists have designed an intensely hydrophobic, self-cleaning material.
The famed 3,000-year-old mask of Tutankhamun has been damaged, after conservators attempted to glue the ancient Egyptian pharaoh's distinctive blue beard back on with epoxy.
By making tiny X-ray measurements of a meteorite, scientists can tell when its magnetic field died, revealing clues about the early history of our solar system.
A fragment of the Gospel According to Mark dating from 90 AD was reused as a burial mask for a mummy, say scientists.
Two teams of researchers have developed complementary processes for reprogramming bacteria's DNA so they cannot survive in the wild.
Did a difference in air temperature cause the air pressure inside the Patriots' footballs to drop below regulation? Here's the math.
The Air Force has released a stockpile of documents pertaining to decades of military investigations on objects that were spotted over American skies throughout the years.
Unearthed in China, the reptiles lived between 145 million and 100 million years ago.
The dual demands of diving and hunting appear to place a strain on the hearts of at least two kinds of marine mammals, say researchers.
Researchers studied the venom in one kind of sea-dwelling snail and discovered that the creature uses insulin to induce hypoglycemic shock in its prey.
Seventh-grader Shubham Banerjee became the youngest entrepreneur to receive venture funding based on a prototype design that uses Lego Mindstorms parts to print braille materials for the blind.
Using X-ray tomography, scientists have been able to read letters on scrolls buried by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in the ancient town of Herculaneum.
Dawn, scheduled to arrive at Ceres March 6, is expected to provide crucial insights into the processes at play on the solar system's innermost dwarf planet.
The National Film Registry archives America's most influential films. Analysis of how those films are selected could become a model for designing a metric to identify influential scientific research.
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