NASA's OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft will "TAG" asteroid Bennu Tuesday (Oct. 20) and collect a sample for return to Earth.
The discovery of nearly 90 shark teeth, largely from young sharks, indicates there was a shark nursery here 24 million years ago.
A rose-breasted grosbeak that was captured in a Pennsylvania nature reserve is a bilateral gynandromorph — male on the right side and female on the left side.
New satellite imagery of California reveals not just the extent of its wildfire damage, but the depth of the loss.
Scientists have known about these 'blobs of fat' for more than 130 years, but they're just understanding all the roles they play in the body.
Researchers have found a way to trap and study elusive particle trios called trions at room temperature.
Archaeologists have unearthed the rich burial of a sixth-century man thought to be an Anglo-Saxon warlord in southern England, after it was first discovered by metal detectorists.
SpaceX is on track to launch its first Mars mission in as little as four years from now, SpaceX's founder and CEO Elon Musk said Friday (Oct. 16) at the International Mars Society Convention.
Jesus' ability to defeat death, heal people and produce food and drink elevated him above Roman gods in the eyes of many people. A wand would have enhanced that image.
Scientists have measured the shortest unit of time ever, the time it takes for a particle of light to cross a hydrogen molecule.
Some galaxies are swirling blue disks, others are red spheres or misshapen, clumpy messes or something in between. Why the different configurations?
Neutron stars are like the most efficient thermoses in the universe, filled with hot noodle soup. Here's how, over the course of millions of years, they cool down.
Patients given the drug did not show a significant decrease in mortality, risk of ventilation or time in the hospital.
Pus caterpillars have among the most venomous stings of any animal in the United States. And they're having a boom year in Virginia.
A nearly mile-long set of tracks across the playa of the desert Southwest reveals the journey of a caregiver and a toddler more than 10,000 years ago.