Geologists have confirmed that a lost continent has been found under Mauritius. Some of it formed pieces of present-day Madagascar and India, while the rest most likely sank into the sea 84 million years ago.
A frog's tongue can capture an insect five times faster than the blink of an eye. But what keeps that bug from falling off along the way? Saliva with unique properties, scientists say.
A tiny marine creature that lived about 540 million years ago in the seabed mud was found in China and may be the earliest-known animal in the evolutionary path that led to humans.
A Russian investigation into explosion after launch of a Proton-M rocket in December has found that properly heat-resistant components were swapped out for substandard parts.
This bizarre bug is so unusual, entomologists say it belongs in its own, entirely new, order of insects.
After decades of commercial breeding stripped tomatoes of flavor, scientists say they have created a genetic roadmap to help restore taste.
The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists report indicates a number of threats to global security and lays out a path for citizens to affect change.
Methane could account for the previously unexplained warming of early Mars, which has ramifications for where scientists search for life in the universe.
Boeing's next generation spacesuit features numerous improvements to safety and comfort, bringing astronautics into the 21st-century.
The first official British astronaut will return to the International Space Station as part of the ESA's next wave of human space exploration.
Five companies are racing to land a functioning rover on the lunar surface.
Billionaire innovator Elon Musk says he's ready take the first steps on a plan to relieve L.A.'s traffic congestion by building a tunnel – near LAX.
Newly formed group 314 Action, which was inspired by groups like Emily's List, aims to support scientists running for office.