For years, researchers weren’t exactly sure what to make of these extra loops of genetic material . That’s quickly changing.
Also this week, guarding Arctic researchers from polar bears
Scientists on Monday unveiled the first global geological map of Saturn's moon Titan including vast plains and dunes of frozen organic material and lakes of liquid methane, illuminating an exotic world considered a strong candidate in the search for life beyond Earth.
Israel's Space Communications said on Monday its Amos-17 communication satellite, which was launched into space in August, has completed its in-orbit testing and reached its final position.
A Japanese space probe is heading home from an asteroid 250 million km (155 million miles) from Earth after collecting sub-surface samples that could help scientists seeking the origins of life, Japan's space agency said on Monday.
A study’s findings add to the case that lichens, which dominate about 7 percent of the planet’s surface, most likely made their way to land some 100 million years after ferns and other vascular plants.
Sedley Alley went to his death based on scant physical evidence and a confession he said had been coerced. His daughter wants to know if he really was guilty.
So long, S5-HVS1, we hardly knew you.
Two algal species share important genes with all modern land plants, a new analysis finds.
A university in New Jersey is warning students to be on the lookout for an aggressive coyote that bit someone walking near campus.