Tiny traces of ancient DNA in Dead Sea Scrolls could help scientists piece the fragments together.
Carnivorous plants began evolving about 70 million years ago, when an ancestor duplicated its entire genome, allowing some genes to be repurposed for hunting.
The asteroid that sealed the dinosaurs' fate at the end of the Cretaceous struck at an angle that was the worst-case scenario for life on Earth.
A stowaway aboard SpaceX's first mission to launch astronauts to the International Space Station may have set a new record — the most sequins to enter Earth orbit.
Fossil brachiopods from China were crusted with parasites, which may have hijacked their hosts' feeding structures in order to steal their dinner.
Rediscovered footage of a thylacine taken in 1935 is the last-known recording of the marsupial, which went extinct in 1936.
A monkey attacked a lab technician on the campus of a medical school in India and ran away with blood samples from three patients that were infected with COVID-19.
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Christopher Havens came upon his love of math while in solitary confinement. A decade later, he published a paper on number theory in a top mathematics journal.
A prototype ventilator built in just 37 days by engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory passed a key test this week at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.