The early ancestors of 100-foot-long blue whales were dolphin-sized, according to new research that explains how they and other whale giants got to be so big.
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Scientists have confirmed that all seven planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system circle their star in a sort of gravitational lockstep with one another.
American astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer conducted an emergency spacewalk to repair a failed piece of equipment that helps power the International Space Station.
The discovery of a vast star-like disk of gas and dust surrounding planet OTS44 challenges the notion of what differentiates a planet from a star, and of how their origins differ.
Drawing inspiration from how mammalian brains process sight, researchers have found a way to mimic the functions of biological neural networks on a next-gen “memristor” chip.
Elite military units are specializing in mock space warfare, as Russia and China develop anti-satellite weaponry.
Virtual reality consumption is also expected to grow this year, but at a slower pace than augmented reality, according to new market research.
The president's $4.1 trillion budget package for 2018 would ax a variety of medical, energy, and basic research programs, while boosting funding for defense and homeland security.
The lava burned at an unprecedented 1,600 degrees Celsius and triggered a mass, marine extinction.
Stanford researchers warn against placing too much emphasis on unproven methods for removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
A new study has found that what language you speak might alter your perception of time.
The procedure, if made widely available, could undo the harm caused by botched circumcision rituals.
Each species of ebolavirus has its own characteristics, but these two antibodies have an amazing potential to thwart any of them from causing an infection.
Humanity first arose in the Eastern Mediterranean around 7.2 million years ago, suggests new analysis of fossils for a hominin species nicknamed “El Graeco.”
Researchers surveying 30 years of studies on attraction found that olfactory and acoustic factors played a major role in attractiveness.
The 5,000-year-old ruins could unlock the secrets of the Indus Valley civilization, which disappeared mysteriously around 3,000 BC.