A new paper suggests the ancient Greeks built and rebuilt structures on fissures created by earthquakes, viewing the tremors as mystical occurrences.
Grab a g-suit and experience what it’s like to fly in a jet aircraft
Devil rays are mysterious sea creatures that are rarely seen in the wild. With their population dwindling, biologists are racing to learn more about these rays before they disappear.
To prevent mega-wildfires from spiraling out of control, technicians set landscapes ablaze on purpose.
If we don't clean up space debris, it could become impossible to leave Earth's atmosphere. But scientists have a plan. Well, lots of plans.
Cassini disintegrated as it plunged into Saturn’s atmosphere Friday morning, capping a 20-year journey that has changed the way researchers view the potential for life in the solar system.
Observations from the Hubble Space Telescope reveal that the reflectiveness of exoplanet WASP-12b is “darker than fresh asphalt.”
Speaking at the the company's new campus in Cupertino, Apple CEO Tim Cook called the iPhone X "the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone."
A design program developed at Georgia Tech can reverse engineer popular games after watching two minutes of gameplay.
Blame meteorologists for your rained-out picnics all you want, but modern weather forecasting is actually incredibly accurate.
The painful experiment reveals the voltage and current of an electric eel and is helping researchers better understand electromotive forces.
Researchers are trying to confirm whether mammoths in the area traveled together as a social group, and to learn where they traveled and what they ate.
Leishmaniasis is a parasite that is moving northward as temperatures warm, but US and Brazilian researchers say a vaccine may be on the way.
Research subjects with a high proportion of Prevotella bacteria in their stool lost more weight than subjects with a high amount of Bacteroides bacteria, according to a new study.
People in China are dying three years early because of airborne particulates, which are also impacting the health of people around the world.
A new material inspired by mussels may be the key to fillings and crowns that never break or fall out.
Elon Musk's Hyperloop Pod Competition challenges students to design the future of travel. And for one team, this year was about redemption.
Eating 70 hot dogs in ten minutes should be impossible, but competitive eaters have found a way. But how exactly does it work in the body?
The early hominids were the first to invent an adhesive, and scientists now understand how.