“March for Science” Planned for April 22 In Washington, But Christian Critics Say It’s...

Organizers of a "March for Science" in Washington claim their event will express the views of scientists worried about the future of their profession...

Daylight Saving Time Begins at 2 a.m. on March 13

Just like allergies, college basketball and mud, another rite of spring is upon us: The start of Daylight Saving Time, which begins at 2...

Deer With Arrow Lodged in Her Face Expected to Survive

After more than nine months, a doe with an arrow lodged in her face has finally found relief. The New Jersey Division of Fish and...

PICTURES: 11 of the Year’s Best Wildlife Photos

A photograph of a red fox dragging off its eviscerated dinner—an Arctic fox—in the frozen Canadian landscape has taken the top prize in the...

NASA’s Messenger Spacecraft Crashes Into Mercury

Collision of Messenger spacecraft with the planet brings an end to one of the space agency's most productive missions. NASA's Messenger spacecraft has crashed into...

Wuhan Coronavirus May Have Been Transmitted to Humans from Snakes

A new coronavirus originating in Wuhan, China, that has claimed 17 lives may have been transmitted to people from snakes, according to a genetic analysis. The...

United Launch Alliance Set to Launch GPS Satellite on October 29

United Launch Alliance is preparing for an Oct. 29 launch from Cape Canaveral of a new Global Positioning System satellite, the eighth in the...

Total Solar Eclipse Arrives in Just 5 Months

T-minus five months: The biggest and best solar eclipse in American history arrives five months from today. On Aug. 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse...

More Than 300 Wild Reindeer Killed by Lightning in Southern Norway

More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in southern Norway, officials said Monday, in the largest such incident known to date. The...

‘Appalled’ by Flint Water Crisis, 11-Year-Old Girl Invents Lead-Detecting Device

When the drinking water in Flint, Mich., became contaminated with lead, causing a major public health crisis, 11-year-old Gitanjali Rao took notice. "I had been...

Scientists See Black Holes Collide For Second Time

Scientists have seen two black holes crash into each other and merge for the second time, proving Albert Einstein was right and showing the...

Scientists at Stanford University May Have Found a Cure for Jet Lag

Jet lag might be the worst part of long-distance travel, especially when it leaves you feeling tired, cranky and off-kilter for days. But scientists at...

Scientists Say ‘Dark Matter Hurricane’ Will Collide With Earth

Don't panic. Yes, astronomers suggest that it's very likely that a "dark matter hurricane" will slam into the Earth as it speeds through the Milky...

Google Reportedly Targeted Homeless People With ‘Dark Skin’ to Improve Facial Recognition Technology

Facial recognition technology’s failures when it comes to accurately identifying people of color have been well documented and much criticized. But an attempt by Google to improve...

Ancient Ground Drawings Discovered in Peruvian Desert

Etched into the high desert of southern Peru more than a millennium ago, the enigmatic Nasca lines continue to capture our imagination. More than...

Espanola Giant Tortoises from Galapagos Islands are Back from Near Extinction

Giant tortoises endemic to the Galapagos Islands are back from near extinction, according to a study published Tuesday in PLOS One. The Espanola giant tortoises,...

Rare Fallstreak Hole Seen in Australia

Australians on Wednesday were treated to a bizarre sight in the sky: a fallstreak hole, which forms from droplets in the cloud that are...

American and Russian Astronauts Alive After Soyuz Rocket Headed to International Space Station Fails...

A Russian rocket carrying an American and a Russian to the International Space Station failed on launch Thursday, forcing the astronaut and cosmonaut to...

Researchers Spark of Light When Sperm Meets Egg, Sparking Conversation About When Life Begins

Scientists at Northwestern University in Chicago say they witnessed a burst of zinc fireworks at the moment when a human sperm joins an egg. According to LifeNews.com,...

Oldest Evidence of Human Warfare Found in Kenya

Man's inhumanity to man, as 18th century Scottish poet Robert Burns put it, is no recent development. Scientists said on Wednesday they had found the...