Most blue whales are "right-handed," but new research finds they may be acting like lefties under challenging conditions caused by humans.
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.
The ViaSat-2 satellite could provide a continuous internet connection from North America to Europe. Here's how this massive satellite works.
As of 2006, there are three criteria a celestial body has to meet to be considered a planet. So what was the reason Pluto got demoted?
The Earth-mass planet, Ross 128b, orbits a red dwarf star and could provide favorable conditions for alien life.
Developers of the VR system, which constructs 3D environments from thousands of 2D images, hope the technology will help advance understanding of the human brain.
The superlattices used in metamaterials can be built using crystals called "artificial atoms" What exactly are these tiny building blocks?
There are cargo planes out there big enough to freight cars or even spaceship parts. How are these massive planes made?
Led by Britain and Canada, nations form the Power Past Coal Alliance to phase out use of the dirtiest fossil fuel — but big emitters remain absent.
Computer scientists followed nature’s lead to develop a similarity-search algorithm that mimics the odor-sniffing circuitry of insects.
While watching chimpanzees help each other, researchers discovered the primates possess an important communication skill previously attributed only to humans.
Using a synthetic compound found naturally in chocolate and red wine, researchers turn back the biological clock on senescent cells.
Researchers have grafted human brain organoids into rodent brains — a breakthrough with great scientific promise and immense ethical significance.
Schools are closed, construction has halted, and vehicles have been restricted as levels of PM2.5 pollution spike in the Indian capital.
Scientists have found the oldest example of the domestication of a wild-growing Eurasian grapevine solely for the production of wine.
The first farmers were not only well traveled, but also apparently well loved by the hunter-gatherers that they encountered across Europe.
More people have been to the moon than to the ocean's Twilight Zone. Why is it so hard to get there, and why do these scientists want to go?