The bright-red pigment is housed inside an "elegant and valuable" stone vial.
A bizarre dragon-like creature that lived during the Triassic period used its remarkably long neck to hunt unsuspecting prey in shallow water, scientists have found.
Unusually high temperatures combined with the abatement of the El Niño southern oscillation could aid the formation of extreme hurricanes this year.
The adorable 1-year-old male calf was filmed enjoying playtime in Kruger National Park in South Africa.
As permafrost melts as a result of climate change, it may release more radon, a colorless, odorless gas linked with lung cancer.
February's 'Snow Moon', the second full moon of 2024, will be the farthest from Earth this year and will appear the smallest in the sky when it rises on Saturday (Feb. 24).
Intuitive Machines successfully landed its spacecraft on the moon's south pole in a historic mission that puts the U.S. back on lunar soil for the first time in over 50 years.
In 1912, biochemist Casimir Funk discovered vitamins, and more than a century later his legacy lives on.
A hyperactive sunspot recently unleashed its third X-class flare in under 24 hours. The X6 flare is the most powerful since 2017 and could be followed by equally massive explosions.
AI chatbots can't remember things well. However, scientists might have fixed AI's critical short-term memory issue, while OpenAI is also beginning to roll out long-term memory for ChatGPT.
Decimal points are at least 150 years older than historians thought, according to newly unearthed notes from Venetian merchant Giovanni Bianchini, who practiced astrology in the 1440s.
From nebulas and black holes to baby star nurseries and ancient collisions, the universe has never looked more beautiful thanks to NASA's $10 billion-telescope.
The Norwegian island of Klosterøy is famous for its medieval monastery, but new research suggests it was important long before that.
Snakes have an evolutionary clock that ticks a lot faster than many other groups of animals, allowing them to diversify and evolve at super quick speeds, researchers have discovered.
Two X-class solar flares arrived at Earth last night and early this morning. The radiation bursts coincided with massive cellphone service outages across the U.S., but experts urge that the events may not be related.
In a lab study, scientists demonstrated that tweaking the makeup of the skin microbiome could theoretically help repel mosquitoes.
In a small study of transgender men and gender-diverse people who take testosterone, scientists found that one-third of the participants still ovulate and could therefore potentially become pregnant.
Researchers recently discovered an "incredible number" of potential new marine species, as well as a handful of hefty new seamounts while exploring the deep sea off the coast of Chile.
The discovery or an ultra-tiny white dwarf could reveal how stars smaller than Jupiter are born.
We're getting an extra day on Feb. 29. But why do we need leap years and how did they come about?