On Thursday, at the Marine Science Museum in Shizuoka City in Japan, thousands gathered to witness the dissection of a massive female megamouth shark weighing nearly 1,500 pounds.
Using bacterial cells, scientists have managed to create a 'semi-synthetic organism' whose DNA has six 'letters,' instead of the usual four.
Too much dependence on automated systems can prompt pilots' thoughts veer to things unrelated to the flight, say researchers.
Cotton balls treated with chemical can help Darwin's finches fight maggots that infest their nests, say researchers
Meteor shower: The Eta Aquarids meteor shower will peak early Tuesday morning, thanks to astronomy's best-known comet.
By fusing calcium and berkelium, researchers have produced a new super-heavy element with 117 protons.
New research suggests that ancient Egyptians reduced the friction of the sand with water to transport the colossal stones used to build the pyramids.
SpaceX has released a video of a Falcon 9 rocket stage's first 'soft' landing in the Atlantic Ocean. Instead of splashing down like a traditional rocket, the stage used thrusters and 25-foot 'legs' to gently touch down in the ocean, the company reported.
Neanderthals that lived in Eurasia for more than 300,000 years were skillful hunters making use of the landscape to kill animals, say researchers
More than 147 million live in counties where levels of ozone or particle pollutions exceed safe limits, reports the American Lung Association.
By exposing special semiconducting materials to beam of electrons, researchers have developed flexible metallic wires that are just three atoms wide.
A 9,000-year-old hunting site at the bottom of Lake Huron reveals seasonal approaches to hunting by early humans.
A devastating tornado that ripped through south-central states of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Iowa Sunday has killed at least 18. Why weather conditions in spring are conducive for tornadoes in the central and south US, say experts.
By measuring running speed with respect to body length, researchers say that a species of mite can run 20 times faster than a cheetah.
You might love to talk about the weather, but do you really know about the science and history behind it? This quiz will test how much of a real weather nerd you are. Test your knowledge!
Fossil remains of a 163 million-year-old pterodactyloid, dubbed Kryptodrakon progenitor, has shed light on the evolution of these flying beasts.
Researchers have developed a 'five-qubit array,' furthering the development of a fully functional quantum computer.
In early November 2013, B31, an iceberg six times the size of Manhattan, broke off from Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier. Now, researchers are concerned that it could be drifting.
New data released by a nonprofit asteroid-watcher reveals that large meteor impacts are not particularly rare.
For decades, submariners and scientists have been puzzled by a strange, low-frequency quacking sound emanating through ocean waters. Now, researchers have finally pinpointed the 'bio-duck' sound's origin.
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