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Extreme microbes detected in the hyper-arid Atacama Desert hint at the ways organisms might eke out a living in the Martian underground.
Artifacts found inside the network of tombs suggest it contains a priest of the ancient Egyptian deity Thoth.
By creating atoms within atoms, the new research marks an exciting time in quantum physics.
David Fairchild brought lemons, Japanese cherry trees, and decent beer to the U.S.
For Year of the Dog, we look into the origins of East Asian dog breeds—including the surprisingly ferocious Pekingese.
Experts propose different theories for why bird's plumes have a mysteriously mustard hue.
Largely ignored for nearly a century, Matthew Henson made big contributions to polar exploration.
Once thought to be the world's only remaining wild horses, a new study shows Przewalski's horses have domestic ancestors.
Americans use 500 million straws daily. Citizen activists want to shrink that number.
The discovery calls attention to rollbacks on national monuments, which have weakened protections for important fossil sites.
The incident highlights the growing trade in illegal wildlife.
Living off blood isn't easy, but the tropical mammals evolved clever adaptations to make it work, a new study says.
Using satellite data recently made public, conservationists may be able to manage the massive industry.
The findings suggest that Neanderthals and modern humans had the same cognitive abilities.
Using 3-D imaging, researchers have discovered a helix structure. The find could help develop drugs for male infertility, or contraception.
A 2,700-year-old clay seal from Jerusalem may reference Isaiah, making it the earliest reference to the prophet outside of the Bible.
Sound echoing within caves may have also influenced what early humans put on rock walls.
The new conservation measure will protect Seychelles from illegal fishing for generations to come.
A new study nearly two decades in the making sheds light on how the endangered—and distinctive—primate evolved.
Hundreds of earthquakes have rocked the famous supervolcano in the past few days, but this seismic activity is regular in the region.