The new machine-learning algorithm can distinguish between biological and nonbiological samples with 90% accuracy. Exactly how is a mystery.
A capsule containing 2 ounces of rocky material from the "potentially hazardous" asteroid Bennu has landed safely in the Utah desert after a seven-year mission in space.
Pharmacogenomic, or PGx, tests predict how your genes might affect your response to medications. But they have their limitations.
Whether it's from a day at the beach or a trip to the swimming pool, getting water stuck in your ear is very common. But how does it happen?
Lampreys belong to an ancient group of fish called Agnatha that evolved 450 million years ago, predating both dinosaurs and trees.
A new study has found that the famous Australian lungfish Methuselah, who first arrived in the U.S. in 1938, could be up to 101 years old.
There is a long U.S. legacy of plutocrat-funded pseudoscience. Congress just embraced it.
Pareidolia is the phenomenon in which people see faces or other patterns in ambiguous images, such as Jesus on toast or the man in the moon.
An invisible halo of misaligned dark matter could explain the warps at the Milky Way's edges.
Studying the mysterious form of matter around ancient quasar galaxies could have profound implications for our understanding of how the cosmos evolved.
Ice can form on Earth at temperatures above 32 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees Celsius), and water can boil below 212 F (100 C). Here's how.
Analysis of the microscopic structure of an ancient shard of Roman glass has revealed how photonic crystals form, and might enable them to be grown.
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