A clinical trial tested strategies for boosting teens' and young adults' use of HIV-prevention drugs called PrEP.
Earth's closest cosmic companions, known as 'minimoons' or 'quasi-moons', could hold the secrets to the history of our early solar system.
Say goodbye to earbuds that break down and create fuzz. New ultrasonic audio chip could lead to digital headphones with better noise-cancelling and spatial audio.
Researchers recently mapped out the magnetic field of the gargantuan galaxy cluster "El Gordo." The resulting map of swirling magnetic field lines is the largest of its kind.
Many animals have a good sense of smell, but can they smell chemical signals that indicate a person is fearful?
A new solution to Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity suggests hypothetical gravitational stars that look like black holes could be nested within one another.
Archaeologists in England unearthed a 2,000-year-old clay head of a figurine depicting the Roman god Mercury.
The Mary River turtle has adapted to life underwater after splitting from all other living turtle lineages more than 18 million years ago.
Qubits are normally made from superconducting metals and need to be cooled to near absolute zero to avoid collapsing. But scientists just built an error-free "logical qubit" from a single laser pulse — and it works at room temperature.
Data collected by the James Webb Space Telescope shows that, like Pluto, the dwarf planets Eris and Makemake could be geologically active, which changes what we know about their chances of harboring life.
More than 50 years after the Apollo era, major governments and well-funded private companies still struggle with lunar landing missions. Why is landing on the moon so hard in 2024?
An NIH study many years in the making starts to unravel the biology of a misunderstood disease called ME/CFS.
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.