Possible amino acids spewing from Enceladus' subsurface ocean can survive impact with a spacecraft, lab experiments show.
Dec. 10, 2023: Our weekly roundup of the latest science in the news, as well as a few fascinating articles to keep you entertained.
In this interview, immunologist Ruslan Medzhitov explains how fundamental inflammation is, why it often goes wrong, and whether there's anything we can do about chronic inflammation.
Inflammation can be both a superhero and a villain, depending on the context. Rather than eliminating it completely, new treatments are trying to redirect it.
People often experience fevers when they get sick. But what is going on in your body as your temperature spikes?
Astrophotographer Petr Horálek shot this image of the Milky Way dazzling above strange geological formations in the desert close to the ALMA radio telescope array in Chile.
We worked out how many trips each of the solar system's eight planets has taken around the sun over the past 4.6 billion years.
Scientists have offered a new explanation for why COVID-19 vaccines that contained adenoviruses carried a rare-but-serious risk of blood clotting.
A house in Australia harbored more than 400 moths and butterflies, and hundreds of other species, including ones never documented before.
Clouded leopards can rotate their ankle joints by almost 180 degrees and they kill prey by biting the back of their necks with their huge teeth.
The island forged in fire off the coast of Japan in Oct this year is still growing, as seen in a Copernicus Sentinel-2 image caught on Nov. 27.
Halley's Comet is predicted to reach its farthest point from the sun on Dec. 9, beginning a 38-year journey toward Earth that culminates in 2061.
A fifth century Mongolian saddle is one of the earliest examples of evidence of modern horse riding.
Drug regulators have approved a CRISPR therapy called Casgevy to treat inherited blood disorders. But what is it and how does it work?
The FDA approved two new therapies for sickle-cell disease, including the world's first-ever approved CRISPR therapy.
The announcement comes after the FDA became aware of more than 40 cases of "DRESS syndrome" linked to the seizure medications levetiracetam and clobazam.
Ancient workers used a blend of organic materials such as mosses and lichen to build the architectural marvel and help protect it from erosion.
Paleontologists have found two pairs of hind legs from a small, bird-like dinosaur in the stomach of a juvenile Gorgosaurus unearthed in Canada. It is the first time that any food remains have been discovered within a tyrannosaur.