Sea-foam is known to form from decaying algal blooms.
The ancient DNA from four children who lived thousands of years ago is rewriting what geneticists thought happened in sub-Saharan Africa.
A new technique for studying ancient microbes in glaciers has led to the discovery of previously unknown viruses.
Hair loss is typically considered the domain of aging men, but this equal-opportunity condition — which has many causes — can affect virtually anyone.
The graves of these enslaved people may help experts understand the transition from the Iron Age to the Roman era.
The man had a missing lower jaw, so the forensic artist gave the individual a beard to hide his jaw line.
Excluding Mercury, this newly discovered asteroid has the smallest known aphelion distance in our entire solar system.
It's unclear which side these soldiers fought on. Were they revolutionaries, Brits or perhaps Tories — colonists who sided with the king?
This Sunday, people across the United States can luxuriate in an extra hour of sleep as daylight saving time comes to an end.
There's so much smoke from wildfires in the Amazon rainforest that São Paulo plunged into darkness on Monday afternoon (Aug. 19), with day turning into night.
Here's why switching insulins can be so challenging and how medical professionals can help patients do it safely.
President Donald Trump has expressed an interest in buying Greenland, an autonomous Danish territory.
A toothless skull was all that researchers had of one of Scotland's oldest known Druids, but now they have something more: a wax re-creation of her face.
Fish swam for their lives when they encountered a forbidding, ancient "monster" penguin that would have towered over today's largest penguin.
A stash of ancient amulets is seeing the light of day, now that archaeologists in Pompeii have unearthed the treasures from under a pile of ash dating to the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79.
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