In a first, researchers have matched the DNA of a living descendent to the remains of one of the doomed explorers.
Tiny fossils from the northern Highlands of Scotland preserve the oldest evidence of organisms with more than one type of cell.
Doctors have successfully treated a patient who developed very rare blood clots after receiving the Johnson & Johnson with an alternative blood thinner to heparin.
A newly discovered species of extinct ancient turtle uncovered in Madagascar is proof of convergent evolution of suction feeding in turtles.
Microscopic worms called planarians can detect light with their bodies, after scientists removed the worms' heads.
Scientists recently counted the bubbles produced by dissolved carbon dioxide in a glass of poured beer, finding that bubbles can number in the millions.
The research isn't all for nutting; scientists say it will help a number of industries, from pharmaceuticals to mining.
There are many ways the world could end, from all-out nuclear war to a giant asteroid strike. How many people would need to survive such an apocalypse for humans to avoid extinction?
From what it stands for, to how it's celebrated, here are a few fun facts about the Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo.
Stratolaunch's Roc carrier plane, which is being groomed to haul hypersonic vehicles aloft, conducted its second-ever test flight Thursday morning (April 29).
A remarkably simple change in the codes used to correct errors in quantum computers could half the number of destabilizing mistakes in these systems.