Fish smell is from degrading lipids and bacterial reactions that increase in potency over time.
NASA astronaut Frank Rubio has finally returned home from a 371-day stay on the International Space Station — a record for an American — after being trapped when his ride home was damaged.
DNA from cattle suggests some of the first cowboys in the Americas were enslaved Africans, who herded cows that were brought with them on slave ships.
A new drug reduced bone loss in mice on the International Space Station, without causing any negative side effects.
A new patch, which sticks to the inner lining of the cheek like an octopus sucker, effectively delivered two drugs in dogs and passed safety tests in humans.
From the opportunistic "have-a-go" approach of octopuses to "accessory males" that supply female anglerfish with a lifetime of sperm, author Jon Copley explores the sex lives of deep sea creatures.
Humpback whales may enjoy rolling around in seaweed as a form of play, but "kelping" could also help maintain their skin health by removing parasites and bacteria.
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.
New research showing that elusive antimatter falls downward toward the Earth proves Albert Einstein right yet again.
An invisible halo of misaligned dark matter could explain the warps at the Milky Way's edges.
Scientists used a process called 'diffusioosmosis' to write words that lingered in liquid water.
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.