For those who fear that some day robots will rise to power and destroy humanity, today is a frightening day.
Scientists have found an enormous, previously unknown, species of venomous spider in a remote Sri Lankan village.
A massive instrument circling the globe aboard the International Space Station has provided a first glimpse of what may be mysterious dark matter
Cern engineers have begun updates on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) located underground beneath the border of France and Switzerland.
Have you heard the one about the little termite that could, and did, take on a desert and turn it green?
To find a way of fending off global warming, scientists sometimes look to nature.
Curiosity may be sitting idle during the solar conjunction (more on that below), but there’s fresh Mars-focused news.
A robotic ocean explorer has found the first Antarctic whale fall marine scientists have ever studied — and discovered nine new deep-sea species
Scientists said Sunday they had discovered an unexpectedly large and active community of single-cell organisms living on the Pacific sea floor
CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, announced today they discovered last year was the Higgs boson.
The species of bacteria, whose traces were found in probes of water from Lake Vostok, do not belong to any of the 40-plus known subkingdoms of bacteria
Physicists in Italy said Wednesday they are achingly close to concluding that what they found last year was the Higgs boson, the elusive "God particle."
The vast majority of the Earth's estimated 13 million species are still unknown
Remember that massive meteorite that crashed down in Russia last week? Well, it arrived a couple thousand years before scientists had predicted
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