By electrifying tiny drops of fluid, scientists have created miniature versions of the ringed planet Saturn.
Known for their superficial charms but lack of empathy, psychopaths behave in impulsive ways. Now, a new brain scan study may reveal why.
Whether they're swooping in to deliver packages or spotting victims in disaster zones, swarms of flying robots could have a range of important applications in the future.
There may be no limit to how long humans can live, or at least no limit that anyone has found yet, contrary to a suggestion some scientists made last year, five new studies suggest.
People with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) -- the leading cause of vision loss in industrialized countries -- may benefit from a new drug.
For decades, while astronomers have detected black holes equal in mass either to a few suns or to millions of suns, the missing-link black holes in between have eluded discovery.
Some of the genes that up your risk of heart disease are also linked with having more kids, a new study finds.
At an ancient site of human sacrifice in China, may have claimed the lives of war captives may have been kept for years as slaves for years before they were killed, a new study finds.
Farmers skinned cats about 1,000 years ago in Spain, possibly for the medieval cat-fur industry or a "magical" pagan ritual, a new study finds.
The oldest known bones of our species, dating back around 300,000 years, have been discovered in a cave in Morocco.
Mouse sperm preserved on the International Space Station for nine months gave rise to healthy pups, a new study finds, suggesting that people could one day reproduce safely in space.
A giant meteor impact on Earth nearly 2 billion years ago triggered more explosive and long-lived volcanic eruptions than previously thought, a new study finds.
DNA from Neanderthals and a mysterious branch of humanity called Denisovans has been detected in the ancient mud of caves holding no fossilized remains of those individuals.
Intricate glass creations such as miniature castles and tiny pretzels can now be fabricated using 3D printing, according to a new study.
The new machine supported the lambs for up to 28 days, which is the longest amount of time that an artificial womb has kept animals stable.