The spiky space balls are nicknamed "hedgehogs," though they'll act more like acrobats, leaping and tumbling across the surface of moons and asteroids.
A new genetic analysis shows how bats avoid disease and live exceptionally long lives--information researchers could use to design drugs for people.
Snacking at the wrong time of day interrupts the body's food clock.
From seven minutes of terror to Bradbury Landing to cookie dough, NASA's Mars rovers had a big year.
The Fraser fir is an ideal Christmas tree, but it could always use improvement. One tree scientist is making them stronger and hardier.
These space cameras will be keeping an eye on the planet on Dec. 21.
Therapeutic ultrasound can now blast and cut with targeted precision.
Thiel's Breakout Labs has awarded an energy firm $300,000 to continue its research harnessing tornadoes for cheap, clean energy.
Most of the world's ocean species died--and lots of land-based ones, too--and it might have been the fault of a microbe.
Individual "droplets" can join together and become something larger than themselves.
New study challenges the theory that an exploding star provided the impetus for our solar system.
Watch live commentary of the spacecrafts' demise later this afternoon.
Doctors used a virus to give guinea pigs a gene that re-started their hearts rhythm section.
NASA is deliberately crashing the probes into a small mountain-like feature on the moon's north pole. Farewell, GRAIL!
The deepest images taken to date show the universe when it was only 3 percent of the age it is now.