In a lab study, scientists demonstrated that tweaking the makeup of the skin microbiome could theoretically help repel mosquitoes.
In a small study of transgender men and gender-diverse people who take testosterone, scientists found that one-third of the participants still ovulate and could therefore potentially become pregnant.
Researchers recently discovered an "incredible number" of potential new marine species, as well as a handful of hefty new seamounts while exploring the deep sea off the coast of Chile.
The discovery or an ultra-tiny white dwarf could reveal how stars smaller than Jupiter are born.
Europe's ERS-2 climate satellite has burnt up over the Pacific Ocean in an uncontrolled reentry after 30 years in orbit. No damage from falling debris has been reported.
Certain gut bacteria reside in colorectal tumors, but the species differ depending on a patient's age, offering hope that our gut tenants could serve as early warning signs of cancer in young people.
Deal You can get an amazing view of the upcoming solar eclipse with a free solar filter when you pick up a new Unistellar telescope.
A recent solar flare unleashed a massive plasma plume from the sun's south pole, where these stellar eruptions rarely happen. The unusual phenomenon is a sign of the impending solar maximum.
Intuitive Machines' robotic Odysseus spacecraft snapped a few selfies with Earth in the background shortly after its Feb. 15 launch.
The northern green anaconda has been identified as a new species after genetic analysis showed it split from its southern counterpart 10 million years ago.
Remotely operated vehicle on a research dive captures close-up video of a beady-eyed gulper eel with a parasitic copepod permanently attached to its body.
First ever documented evidence of a fungus, suspected to be a Mycena species, growing on the body of a seemingly healthy frog.
Boston Dynamics has released footage showing how its flagship Atlas humanoid robot would cope in a factory environment as it lifts heavy struts and puts them into a flow cart.
On Feb. 22, Venus and Mars will look like a cosmic colon as they appear side by side in the predawn sky.
Astronomers believe the first galaxies formed around giant halos of dark matter. But a newly discovered galaxy dating to roughly 13 billion years ago mysteriously appeared long before that process should have occurred.
Researchers think the inscription is written in a Vasconic language spoken in northeastern Spain before the arrival of the Romans.
NASA's final tally shows that OSIRIS-REx collected roughly 4 ounces (120 grams) of material from asteroid Bennu. The sample collected from the "potentially hazardous" asteroid is thought to contain some of the earliest precursors for life.
The European Space Agency's ERS-2 Earth observation satellite was spotted in space as it prepares to make a fiery reentry into Earth's atmosphere on Feb. 21.
An analysis of children's gene activity suggests that more severe forms of appendicitis can be distinguished from milder cases based on the activity of four genes.