These mysterious creatures exist today more or less unevolved from the forms they had hundreds of millions of years ago
The Black Plague, Third Pandemic and Spanish Flu wiped out hundreds of millions; they have nothing on today's worst diseases
A new Federal initiative has development of solar power plants slowing to a standstill
After careful analysis, the Phoenix Lander finds Mars's soil is a lot like ours
Ever-keener detection apparatus leads to the discovery of more and more planets outside our solar system
When a chimpanzee feels down, its friends console it with kisses and hugs
A little-understood part of the brain may provide a way to predict whether patients can wake up from their comas
If (or, as some would say,_ when_) humans make contact with alien intelligence, the scientists who devote their careers to...
A meteorite in Australia has been found to contain component molecules of DNA
No longer a planet, Pluto is now the namesake of its own class of objects: plutoids
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