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.
The rapidly aging star known as 'Nasty 1' may have been 20 times more massive than the sun before its layers were stripped away by a stellar event.
After a three-year research expedition, marine biologists describe scores of tiny, 'Seussian' creatures.
New research suggests that the demographic expansion of Europe, beginning about 3,300 years ago, involved fewer men than women.
New analysis suggests that the 'Egtved Girl,' found in Denmark in 1921, was actually born hundreds of miles away.
The newly refurbished particle accelerator under the Swiss-French border smashed the energy record ahead of schedule late Wednesday morning.
An analysis of a canine bone found in Russia suggests that dogs and wolves diverged far earlier than scientists had previously believed.
Scientists at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry have picked their favorite 10 of the 18,000 or so new species discovered last year.