Archaeologists in Spain recently discovered five life-size busts of human figures depicting the lost Tartessos civilization.
A new paper based on long-lost documents confirms that DNA discoverer Rosalind Franklin should be credited for discovering the double helix.
Paleontologists in Wyoming have discovered a new genus and species of rhynchosaur, an herbivorous reptile related to modern crocodiles.
Scientists used neutron tomography to see inside six sealed ancient Egyptian coffins that were used to bury animals.
Researchers created a high-definition scan of a mouse's brain that is 64 million times sharper than a normal MRI.
A new study has deciphered a mysterious inscription on a jar unearthed in Israel that lists an ingredient for making incense.
Astrophotographers have created an incredible image of the sun by piecing together thousands of photographs.
For the first time, scientists using chia seed experiments have confirmed that Alan Turing's mathematical model can explain patterns seen in nature.
Some people live to be well beyond 100. But what genes and environmental factors contribute to such extreme longevity, and what can we learn from other long-lived animals?
Inbreeding among an endangered population of orcas off the coasts of British Columbia, Washington and Oregon is a cause for concern.
Heat waves are reaching the bottoms of Earth's oceans, and that could be a big problem for the creatures that live there.
Instead of drinking water through their mouths, beetles opt for a different approach by using their butts.
The wide-set eyes and exaggeratingly long teeth likely helped Thylacosmilus atrox become a successful hunter.
During its construction beginning in the 12th century, builders used iron staples to support Notre Dame's masonry.