The Lyrid meteor shows will light up the skies from April 16 to April 30. Here's how to watch.
Researchers unearthed the fossil of a pterosaur with opposable thumbs, making it the oldest known animal with thumbs on Earth.
Digging deep into T.rex's history helped researchers determine how many of these apex predators ever existed.
The researchers say that brain plasticity like this may not just be a trick of the ants. Other animals could do it too, and we may only just be noticing.
The findings add to a growing body of evidence linking energy drink consumption with heart problems.
Dogs can sniff out SARS-CoV-2 in urine samples with 96% accuracy, according to a proof-of-concept study.
"The Boy of Gran Dolina," a young individual in the extinct Homo antecessor species found at a site in Spain, is actually female, according to new analysis of dental remains.
Butterfly wing scales, neurons, dividing cells and more showcased the beauty of microscopy in Olympus' second annual Global Image of the Year Award.
People vaccinated against COVID-19 may require booster shots within nine to 12 months of their initial vaccination.
Physicists have long been unable to describe what happened just after the Big Bang when a teensy blip ballooned into the universe, a process called inflation. We may know why.
An alphabetic inscription written on a jar fragment found at the site of Tel Lachish in Israel and dating back around 3,450 years may provide a "missing link" in the history of the alphabet.
Leaving middle seats empty on airplanes helps reduce COVID exposure to passengers, a new CDC study finds.
The study adds to a growing body of research on the potential benefits of psilocybin for people with depression.
Archaeologists in Peru are taking steps to preserve and study a 3,200-year-old temple painted with a mural of a spider deity holding a knife.
Stone age people may have deliberately ventured into oxygen-depleted caves to paint while having out-of-body experiences and hallucinations, researchers say.
Four dead gray whales have washed up in San Francisco Bay in eight days, prompting fears that the species is under threat in the area.