Researchers Believe Neanderthals Built Mysterious Circular Structures Found in Underground French Caves

Mysterious circular structures found deep inside an underground cave in France are the work of Neanderthals who were living in the region more than...

Scientists Find That Penguins Can Only Taste Sour and Salty Food

Taste is critical for survival in most animals, but may not matter in the penguin, which swallows fish whole, say researchers in China and...

Altitude Sickness Forced Buzz Aldrin to be Evacuated From South Pole

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin says he was medically evacuated from the South Pole after suffering symptoms of altitude sickness. The 86-year-old, who was the second man...
Andrew Brooks, Rutgers Researcher Who Led Development of First Coronavirus Saliva Test, Dies at 51

Andrew Brooks, Rutgers Researcher Who Led Development of First Coronavirus Saliva Test, Dies from...

Andrew Brooks, a research professor at Rutgers University who led the development of the first FDA-approved Covid-19 saliva test, died suddenly on January 23,...

Common Ingredient Found in Sunscreen is Toxic to Coral and Killing off Reefs Around...

A common ingredient found in sunscreen is toxic to coral and contributing to the decline of reefs around the world, according to new research...

Smithsonian Unveils Neil Armstrong’s Bag With Apollo 11 Artifacts to Visitors

It’s been 46 years since Neil Armstrong took “one giant leap for mankind” when he became the first person to set foot on the...

Researcher Says T. Rex Would Have Had Lips to Cover Its Fearsome Teeth

One of the world's most famous predators, the fearsome Tyrannosaurus Rex is typically shown baring dozens of sharp, jagged teeth — but a Toronto...

WATCH: NASA’s Swift Spacecraft Spots Another Gamma-Ray Burst

NASA's Swift spacecraft does many things. Chief among them is study gamma-ray bursts or GRBs. Its 1000th catch occurred in late October. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_R1bBrFE2ZA SOURCE: GeoBeats

400 Acres Donated to Yosemite National Park

Robin Wainwright could have cashed-in on pristine grassland and forest he owned along the border with Yosemite National Park — building an upscale resort...

Former Astronaut, Steve Nagel, Dead at 67 After Long Fight with Cancer

Steve Nagel, an accomplished astronaut and Air Force veteran who flew on four space shuttle missions, has died after a long battle with cancer. He...

WATCH: NASA Sings a Country Song to Celebrate International Space Station’s 15th Anniversary

Gather ‘round and listen to a little story about the International Space Station, humanity’s home in orbit for 15 consecutive years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wRixEZWem8 SOURCE: NASA Johnson

Iceland Evacuates Tourists Amid Fears of Volcanic Eruption

Authorities have evacuated tourists from an area north of Iceland's largest glacier amid increased seismic activity around a volcano in the past few days. Iceland's...
New Study Shows World’s Glaciers Are Melting Faster Than Ever

New Study Shows World’s Glaciers Are Melting Faster Than Ever

Glaciers are melting faster, losing 31% more snow and ice per year than they did 15 years earlier, according to three-dimensional satellite measurements of...

Researchers Find Earth’s Oceans Contain About 269,000 Tons of Plastic Litter

There are plastic shopping bags, bottles, toys, action figures, bottle caps, pacifiers, tooth brushes, boots, buckets, deodorant roller balls, umbrella handles, fishing gear, toilet...

WATCH: NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Blasts Off to Touch the Sun

A NASA spacecraft has rocketed toward the sun on an unprecedented quest to get closer to our star than anything ever sent before. The Parker...

Starbucks to Eliminate Plastic Straws from All of Its Locations by 2020

Starbucks will eliminate plastic straws from all of its locations within two years, citing the environmental threat to oceans. The company becomes the largest food...

Partially Buried 124-Mile-Wide Crater Named After Amelia Earhart

A previously undiscovered moon crater has been provisionally named after the famous US aviator Amelia Earhart. Partially buried under the moon’s pockmarked surface, the crater...
Sad: Wisconsin Black Bear Hunters Kill 4,129 Bears in 2020

Sad: Wisconsin Black Bear Hunters Kill 4,129 Bears in 2020

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says this year's bear season was a success for hunters. Preliminary data shows hunters harvested 4,129 bears during the...

Rusty Patched Bumblebee Becomes First of Species Named Endangered

The rusty patched bumblebee on Tuesday became the first officially endangered bee species in the continental U.S., overcoming objections from some business interests and...

Stray Dog Beats House Dogs to Become Top Sniffer Dog in India

Some 18 months after being rescued from stone-throwing children, a street-dwelling mongrel has emerged as India's top dog in the country's elite bomb- and...