Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Announces Plans to Move to Africa in 2020

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey said this week that he plans to move to Africa for up to six months next year. The tech executive announced the...

NASA’s New Horizons Discovers Pluto Has Blue Sky and Red Ice

The sky over Pluto may not be sunny but it's undoubtedly blue. NASA's New Horizons spacecraft discovered Pluto's blue sky during the historic flyby of...

Israel to Launch Its First Privately Funded Moon Mission This Week

A team of Israeli scientists is to launch what will be the first privately funded mission to land on the moon this week, sending...

Summer of 2014 Becomes Hottest Summer on Record

The planet just had its hottest summer on record, according to data released Thursday by NOAA's National Climatic Data Center. It's also well on...

Plans to Build New Walmart Store in Florida Puts Butterflies in Danger

A Florida real estate developer is putting on hold plans to build a Walmart store and hundreds of apartments after federal officials last week...

Could Microbes Have Shaped These Bumpy Shapes Found on Mars?

In 2008, the Spirit rover found these bumpy protrusions on Mars. Now scientists are wondering if they could have been sculpted by ancient microbes. In...

New Dwarf Planet Discovered Beyond Pluto

Pluto isn't quite as lonely as scientists had thought. Astronomers have discovered another dwarf planet in the Kuiper Belt, the ring of icy objects beyond...

Electric Eels Can Release as Many as 400 Shocks Per Second

For thousands of years, fishermen knew that certain fish could deliver a painful shock, even though they had no idea how it happened. Only...

20 Ancient Coffins Uncovered in Egyptian City of Luxor

At least 20 ancient wooden coffins have been uncovered by archeologists in the Egyptian city of Luxor, a profound discovery, according to the country's Antiquities...

Elon Musk’s Connection to Trump Could Help Save Solar

The election of Donald Trump and the accompanying rehabilitation of fossil fuels should have been, by all rights, devastating for Tesla Motors. Tesla is the...

Charlie, The Longest Living Sea Otter at any Zoo or Aquarium Dies at 22

After the El Niño storms of 1997, animal experts decided that an orphaned sea otter pup they had found could not survive on his...

Corpse Flower ‘Li’l Stinker’ to Bloom at Huntington Library in Southern California

A so-called corpse flower known for the rotten stench it releases appeared close to blooming Monday at the Huntington Library in Southern California. The plant...

Seventh Row of Periodic Table Completed as Scientists Add Four New Elements

Four new elements have been added to the periodic table, finally completing the table’s seventh row and rendering science textbooks around the world instantly...

Solar Storm That Could Knock Out Power Supplies, Damage Satellites and Trigger Auroras Slams...

Strong solar winds emanating from three massive 'holes' on the surface of the sun have begun to bombard Earth, scientists say. The storm could be...

Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity Makes Successful First Glide Flight

Virgin Galactic's new spaceship has made a successful first glide flight, a key step after a deadly crash of its predecessor two years ago,...

Pink Cloud from NASA Rocket Seen Over U.S. Southwest

An unusual pink cloud that lit up the sky over New Mexico and Arizona early on Wednesday was caused by a NASA research rocket...

Wolves are Returning to the Netherlands After 140 Years

The Netherlands has its first resident wolf population in 140 years, according to ecologists. Wolves were hunted out of many European countries over a century...

Cuban Biologist Raise Chimpanzees in Her Apartment

Over the last year Ada and Aduma have broken Marta Llanes' television and computer key board, chewed her telephone to pieces and ruined much...

Scientists Believe They Have Found Cancer’s “Achilles Heel”

Scientists believe they have discovered a way to "steer" the immune system to kill cancers. They have developed a method, reported in Science journal, for...

So This is Why Carrots Are Orange

Scientists unveiled Monday the gene in carrots that gives rise to carotenoids, a critical source of Vitamin A and the pigment that turns some...