Scientists around the world are creating dozens of unique vaccine candidates to fight the novel coronavirus — and they're doing it at unprecedented speeds.
On Dec. 6, 2020, after six years in space, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Hayabusa2 spacecraft will finally return to Earth.
The discovery of the Popa langur, a medium-sized leaf-eating monkey found in central Myanmar, was recently announced by scientists.
High-energy X-ray scans of an intact Egyptian mummy mapped a detailed glimpse of the bones and objects inside.
How did Americans celebrate the holidays during the influenza pandemic of 1918? With a lot of partying, turns out.
As the pandemic raged in April, churchgoers in Ohio defied warnings not to congregate. But what do psychologists have to say about strong beliefs in a god?
Scientists have discovered a cold, faint "super-planet" that has remained elusive to traditional infrared survey methods.
Stratolaunch has started construction on a prototype of a Mach 6 vehicle designed to launch from the world's biggest airplane.
Rabbit-size rats from Eastern Africa are the only mammals on Earth that gain a poison defense from plants.
Starting about 400 years ago, Indigenous people in California had hallucinogenic ceremonies in a cave by Santa Barbara.
A new documentary from NOVA shows the delicate and difficult work of restoring the Notre Dame Cathedral after the April 2019 fire that destroyed its roof.