Scientists Discover the Oldest Confirmed Fresh-water Fish

Scientists just added a large, sucker-mouthed fish to the growing list of centenarian animals that will likely outlive you and me. A new study using bomb radiocarbon...

Scientists Can Now Pick Up Deep Space Signals in Real Time

Over the past dozen years, scientists have been finding enigmatic, fleeting signals called fast radio bursts, or FRBs, by poring over previous observations for the...

Analysis of Human Fossil Appears to Contradict Theory of Human Evolution

Analysis of an ancient human tooth appears to have taken one more bite out of the evolutionary narrative. The discovery reportedly adds to an increasing...

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Surpasses Expectations in Journey by Sun Twice

Right now, there's a tiny little spacecraft zipping around the sun moving faster than any other man-made object has ever flown. The spacecraft, known...

The Devil is a Lie: World’s First Ever Human-Monkey Hybrid Reportedly Grown in China

Scientists have successfully formed a hybrid human-monkey embryo – with the experiment taking place in China to avoid “legal issues”. Researchers led by scientist Juan...

NASA’s TESS Telescope Discovers Possibly Habitable Planet 31 Light-Years Away

Just 31 light-years away, one of the closest worlds ever detected could harbor liquid water on its surface. NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS...

Rare ‘Black Supermoon’ to Rise Wednesday Night

An unusual type of supermoon is set to take the stage this week. It's called a "black supermoon," and what makes it unlike other so-called supermoons...

1,100-Pound 6-Ft. Dinosaur Bone Discovered in France

Now, this is one bone you don't want to pick with. Paleontologists have unearthed a 140-million-year-old dinosaur bone, 6.5 feet in length, weighing 1,100 pounds in France. The thigh...

French Paleontologists Find Thigh Bone of Giant Dinosaur

The thigh-bone of an enormous dinosaur, which would have been in the region of 100ft long in life, has been excavated by a doctorate student, Maxime...

More Than 60 Pilot Whales Found Washed Up On a Beach in Iceland

Dozens of dead pilot whales washed up on an Icelandic beach were spotted by a sightseeing helicopter tour on Tuesday, and officials are unclear...

Archaeologists Reportedly Discover Church of the Apostles by the Sea of Galilee

In the year 725 AD, a Bavarian bishop named Willibald toured the Holy Land and later reported having seen the church of Peter and...

What You Can’t See in the Iconic Moon Landing Photo

You know the photo: Buzz Aldrin, standing on the moon and saluting the American flag. Zoom in. What's really in the image? Why is the flag waving?...

NASA’s Many Troubles Trying to Get Back to the Moon

The 50th anniversary of the moon landing is almost here, and NASA has gone all-out for the occasion. The agency has been celebrating the memory...

Human-Size Barrel Jellyfish Caught on Camera in the English Channel

Under the waves in the English Channel over the weekend, biologist Lizzie Daly came face to face with an enormous underwater denizen: a 5-foot-long...

Partial Lunar Eclipse Will be Visible for Most of the World — Just Not...

A partial lunar eclipse could be visible from the UK on Tuesday, 50 years to the day since the US mission to put men...

Broken Skull Found in Greece Is ‘Oldest Human Fossil’ Outside of Africa

A piece of skull unearthed in Greece has been identified by scientists as the earliest modern human outside of Africa, BBC News reports. A...

Archaeologists Announce Discovery of Biblical Philistine City of Ziklag

The Israeli Antiquities Authority, Hebrew University in Jerusalem and Macquarie University of Sydney, Australia, have announced the discovery of what they believe is the...

South African Man Who Was Set to Become First Black African in Space Killed...

A South African man who was expected to become the first black African in space was killed when his motorcycle was struck by a...

NASA Telescopes Spot Planet Unlike Anything in Our Solar System

Two NASA space telescopes have teamed up to identify, for the first time, the detailed chemical "fingerprint" of a planet between the sizes of...
From left to right: Prof. Udi Qimron, Dr. Ido Yosef and Dr. Motti Gerlic. (Photo credit: TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY)

New Israeli Research May Allow Humans to Choose Their Baby’s Gender

Israeli scientists have demonstrated the ability for mammals to mate and produce only female babies. A similar system based on identical principles could produce...