Crumbling under the weight of Italian red tape, Pompeii is a metaphor for the country.
In the hope of reconstructing a pivotal step in evolution — the colonization of land by fish that learned to...
Scientists have known for some time that the human brain’s ability to stay calm and focused is limited and can...
Researchers using new scanning technology describe “a slow dance of tectonic plates over the past 350 million years” forming the...
NASA, which intended for the engines to splash into the Atlantic, had nothing but praise for the “historic find.”
For about three hours, Voyager 1 left the solar system. Voyager 1, one of two spacecraft NASA launched in 1977...
The Falkland Islands wolf, long extinct, is the only land-based mammal native to the islands. European explorers in the 17th...
It helps solve one of the most fundamental riddles of the universe: how the Big Bang created something out of nothing 13.7 billion years ago.
One hole was moving close to the speed of light, an international team calculated.
She is described as awesome. And maybe a little weird. She is the world's oldest known living wild bird at age 62, and she gave birth to a healthy chick.
A team of scientists -- following Charles Darwin's example -- are studying pigeons to find clues to the way evolution works in general. The DNA sequencing has revealed how mutations can produce new Summary.