The company's Electron rocket launched a small satellite for the U.S. military early Thursday morning (July 29), acing its first mission since a failure in mid-May.
Scientists discovered cracked tail vertebrae and a large, bony foot tumor in the fossil skeleton of a dinosaur that lived during the Cretaceous.
Researchers have uncovered a 310 million-year-old horseshoe crab fossil complete with an exceptionally rare example of a fossilized brain.
Scientists hope to use this new discovery to better understand how space-time warps and bends in the presence of massive objects like black holes.
AI firm DeepMind says it can predict the shape of every protein in the human body and in 20 species of research animals.
In the wisp-thin sky of Jupiter's moon Ganymede, the largest satellite in the solar system, astronomers have for the first time detected evidence of water vapor, a new study finds.
It's not totally clear what these massive strings of DNA do, but they may help supercharge the organisms' ability to break down chemicals in the soil.
Scientists discovered a fossil graveyard of thousands of perfectly preserved starfish, sea cucumbers, sea lilies and other invertebrates in a UK quarry likened to a 'Jurassic Pompeii'.
Iceland may be the last exposed remnant of a nearly Texas-size continent — called Icelandia — that sank beneath the North Atlantic Ocean about 10 million years ago
Fossils from northwestern Canada may represent ancient sponges dating to 890 million years ago, making them the oldest known examples of animal life.
A 150-year-old theory about an otherworldly shape proposed by Lord Kelvin, one of history's greatest physicists, has finally been put to the test — and his conjecture is now in doubt.
A German X-ray mission is mapping the distribution of black holes and neutron stars in the Universe, having discovered over two million such new objects in less than two years since its launch.
Whale watchers in Japan recently saw a pair of white orcas swimming side by side in a pod off the coast of Hokkaido.
On Monday (July 26), astronauts said goodbye to a cornerstone of the International Space Station and captured stunning images of the compartment burning up in Earth's atmosphere.
A new report signed by 14,000 scientists assesses Earth's 'vital signs,' and finds 'untold suffering' awaits if climate change isn't dealt with soon.
On Tuesday (July 27), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated their coronavirus mask guidelines. Here's why.