NASA's Deep Space Climate Observatory captured the far side of the moon as it passed in front of the Earth, from a million miles away.
Horses communicate with an extensive repertoire of facial cues, a new study finds.
Astronomers have spotted a protogalactic disk, a cloud of gas that could some day turn into a galaxy.
As winter turns to summer, and the outside world goes from grey to green and back again, our perception of the color yellow changes, a new study has found.
The first venomous frogs known to science were discovered in Brazil, after a researcher hurt his hand on one.
By examining the parasitic relationship between ichneumon wasps and orb-weaving spiders, researchers hope to better understand chemical mind control in the animal world.
Researchers at Emory University found that dogs, like humans, have specialized parts of their brains that respond to faces, which may explain their social nature.
A new study suggests that by catching the slowest swimmers, commercial fishermen are inadvertently helping fish species evolve to swim faster.
NASA's Mars rover, Curiosity, touched down on Mars on August 5, 2012.
The Deep Space Climate Observatory, a collaboration of NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the US Air Force, snapped an image of the Earth and the moon from a distance of a million miles.
Images of the other side of the moon, released by NASA on Wednesday, would be impossible to take from Earth.
NASA is attempting to grow food in orbit that could actually sustain space travelers.
Airbus has been awarded a patent for a superfast passenger plane that would travel Mach 4, or twice the speed of the Concorde
Scientists have identified the chemical compounds that help earthworms overcome toxic plant defenses to digest leaf litter.
Researchers have found the thermostats of most offices are set for the average 1960s worker: a 150-pound man.
A new study reveals that ancient organisms known as rangeomorphs reproduced in two ways: through waterborne seed and 'runners' similar to strawberry plants.
Researchers say bonobos communicate with high-pitched calls that require context to understand – much like human babies do.
The Clean Space One project aims to trap a tiny cubesat that was launched in 2009, to demonstrate that satellites can gobble up orbital debris.
Living between 580 million and 541 million years ago rangeomorphs, one of the first complex animals on Earth, had an equally complex reproductive strategy.
Scientists at Trinity College, Dublin are examining how the structure of insects' legs could lead to more resilient manmade materials.