The same triangular wing-shape found on many modern fighter jets was used by a small reptile living 225 million years ago to glide between trees, a new study suggests.
A new study finds that the invasive creatures are using roads to hasten their spread across the continent.
The question now is whether consumers will approve the taste and texture. Many past attempts have failed.
Unborn babies regularly exposed to cigarette smoke are much more likely to have behavioral problems as young children.
A man paralyzed from the neck down was able to move a cursor on a computer screen, play "neural Pong" and control a robotic arm using only his thoughts.
A new study suggests that like many animals, humans have evolved built-in mechanisms to help prevent incest.
Scientists have fertilized mouse eggs with sperm created from embryonic stem cells in the lab, a new study reports.
Longevity tends to run in some families and a new government-funded study aims to unlock the secrets of why this is.
Results of a competition designed to debunk a widely publicized strategy for defeating aging have set off a whole new round of controversy.
After observing mountain gorillas in Uganda for nearly a year, scientists believe they have discovered why the animals eat decayed wood and lick tree stumps.
The effect of a mutation in a key gene involved in regulating the sleep and wake cycles in mammals works in the opposite way from what was previously thought.
More water than what's in all the Great Lakes combined flowed into the Atlantic in just a few months, stalling ocean currents.
Early humans might have been an easy prey for large cats, but a new study suggests the meals didn't sit well.
Climate change, and not just known temperature cycles in the Atlantic Ocean, helped power last year's amazing storm season.
By zapping your brain with a strong magnetic pulse, researchers can stop migraines before they fully develop.
Post-sex hurdles designed to weed out weakling sperm have driven the evolution of some that are more than 2 inches long. But why?
Large amounts of carbon could be released into the atmosphere if global warming thaws permafrost in the Northern Hemisphere.
Creation of new species through hybridization was thought to be common only in plants, and rare in animals.