The newfound cells help to maintain a healthy respiratory system.
Data collected by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have revealed that a supernova shock wave traveling through the Cassiopeia A nebula is not expanding as evenly as it should be.
Astronomers have confirmed that a "potentially hazardous" asteroid is set to make its closest-ever approach to Earth this Friday (April 1).
Researchers using a giant electromagnet suspended from a helicopter have created a detailed map of the hydrothermal system underneath Yellowstone National Park for the first time.
Simultaneous heat waves have hit the Arctic and Antarctica, raising temperatures by more than 50 degrees in parts of both polar regions.
A new study has found that, after being misidentified for decades, a stunning rainbow fish is actually a brand-new species.
A new study has revealed that the nematode worm Pristionchus pacificus is capable of making complex decisions about predation and feeding despite having only around 300 neurons.
A new study has provided the first evidence that sharks are capable of catching some zzz and has revealed that they can do so without closing their eyes.
U.S. border officers have caught an accused wildlife smuggler allegedly trying to cross from Tijuana to San Diego with nine snakes and 43 horned lizards stuffed into his clothes.
Researchers in Japan have begun a new study into a 300-year-old "mermaid mummy" to determine the exact origins of the gruesome remains.
A new study into the fossilized remains of an ancient turtle in Romania has revealed a brand-new species that managed to survive when the nonavian dinosaurs could not.
A new video posted by a French urban explorer has revealed a number of decomposing marine animals, including a mummified shark, inside an abandoned aquarium in Spain.
A new image taken by the Curiosity rover reveals a tiny, flower-like mineral deposit less than half an inch wide on the Martian surface.
A new case report of a man dying from a sudden heart attack while having an electroencephalogram has given scientists the first scan of a dying human brain.
A new study exploring planetary intelligence has revealed the key steps planets, including Earth, must take to become fully intelligent.
A new study into a cold patch of the Arctic, known as the "Blue Blob," has shown that it is slowing the rate Iceland's glaciers are melting, but only for a few more decades.
Two new studies have identified a bizarre new type of pre-white dwarf stars covered in carbon and oxygen, which could indicate they were born in rare stellar mergers.
Scientists have confirmed that a 58-foot rogue wave detected by a monitoring buoy off the coast of Canada in 2020 is the 'most extreme' ever recorded.
If a super-advanced civilization had to ability to engineer the solar system from scratch, how many planets could they squeeze around the sun?
A new image from the Landsat 8 satellite shows the contrast of artificial snow against an otherwise snowless mountain at the Winter Olympics in China.
Archaeologists working for the HS2 railway project in the U.K. have discovered a Roman town with an unusually high number of decapitated bodies buried in cemeteries.
A crocodile in Indonesia has finally been freed from a motorbike tire that had been stuck around its neck for at least 6 years after a local man caught it in a handmade trap.
A new study has shown that a genetic mutation that influences the small size of dogs can be traced back to 54,000-year-old wolf DNA.