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...

NASA to Send Dragonfly Drone to Explore Saturn’s Largest Moon, Titan

Get ready to see another world from the eyes of a dragonfly — at least, a robotic one. NASA said Thursday that it’s sending a...

New Research Suggests Some Ancient Crocodiles Were Vegetarians

Crocodiles are some of the most terrifying predators on the planet. It's tough to imagine one of them munching on a nice salad, rather...

Mysterious Radio Burst Traced to Galaxy 4 Billion Light-Years Away

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, something mysterious launched a burst of radio waves into the cosmos. Last September, that...

Ancient Palace Ruins Emerges from Reservoir in Iraq Amid Drought

A 3,400-year-old palace has emerged from a reservoir in the Kurdistan region of Iraq after water levels dropped because of drought. The discovery of the...

Sad: Some Seniors Suffering from Loneliness are Turning to Robot Dogs for Companionship

When her aunt passed away last November, Carrolyn Minggia, 64, felt isolated. The Brooklyn Heights resident had moved from Philadelphia to NYC four years...

Moon Rocks and Dust Are Released for Scientists to Analyze for the First Time...

A treasure trove of hundreds of lunar rocks procured in the first-ever human moon landing are now available to select scientists to analyze for...

Elon Musk Mistook ‘Blood Moon’ for Red Planet in New SpaceX Tweet

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has said there’s a good chance he will retire on Mars. But before leaving Earth, the space entrepreneur still has a lot...

Paris Plans to Have Flying Taxis ‘in Time for 2024 Olympics’

Visitors to Paris may soon be able to arrive in the city center in style, traveling by flying taxi. Aircraft manufacturer Airbus is working with French transport operator...

NASA Curiosity Rover Detects Large Amount of Methane on Mars, Hinting at Possibility of...

NASA’s Curiosity rover detected an unusually high amount of methane—a gas that is usually produced by living things—on Mars in a measurement conducted on...
NASA's Deep Space Atomic Clock, seen here in an artist's illustration, will test out new technology to for deep-space navigation. (NASA)

NASA to Launch Deep-space Atomic Clock that Could Transform Space Exploration

NASA is set to launch an incredible new atomic clock into orbit on a Falcon Heavy Monday (June 24) in a technology demonstration mission that could...

Scamp the Tramp is the Winner of 2019 World’s Ugliest Dog

This is Scamp the Tramp. He was just crowned the World's Ugliest Dog! Scamp won over the judges of the Sonoma-Marin Fair in California with his...

‘Frankenstein’ Babies Whose Genes Were Edited by Scientist Are ‘Secretly Born in China’

Scientist He Jiankui was condemned around the world last year where he brazenly announced in a YouTube video he had produced the first gene-edited...

Russia Starts Releasing Whales from ‘Jail’ in Country’s Far East After International Outcry

Russia on Thursday started the process of releasing almost 100 valuable orcas and belugas that have been held for months in what became known...

Earth is Approaching ‘Meteor Swarm’ That May Have Caused the Tunguska Explosion of 1908

A swarm of meteors heading toward Earth could have the potential to cause a catastrophic impact, a new study from Western Ontario University says. The...

Over 260 Bottlenose Dolphins Found Dead Along Northern Gulf of Mexico Since February

Scientists are trying to determine why more than 260 bottlenose dolphins have been found stranded along the Northern Gulf of Mexico since the beginning...

Why Everyone Wants to Silence the Outside World

The mute button was invented in 1956 by Robert Adler, an Austrian-born engineer working for the Zenith Radio Corporation in Chicago. It was one...