The ozone hole over Antarctica has shrunk to its smallest size yet. Here's why.
A look at 4.5 billion years of Earth's history tells us that intelligence, including extraterrestrial intelligence, is unlikely to evolve.
It won't be long before we see the first woman on Mars, and she just might beat the first man there, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said Friday (Oct. 18).
Archaeologists have mapped the ancient city of Mahendraparvata, hidden beneath thick vegetation on a Cambodian mountain not far from the temple of Angkor Wat.
A rare condition called cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis causes fatty growths to form in the tendons and the brain.
A mysterious polio-like illness that spiked in 2014, leading to paralysis in children across the U.S., may have divulged one of its secrets.
Head-bobbing might make pigeons look ridiculous, but there's a practical purpose behind this very strange display.
Trilobites fossilized in Morocco seem to have been buried by a storm as they marched in an orderly queue.
An elephant's seemingly final act after it was attacked by a crocodile was to collapse on top of the reptile, crushing the would-be predator.
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This Navy craft is meant to communicate with nuclear forces in the event of a nuclear war. And a bird strike just grounded it.