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A first glimpse of one billion-year-old bacteria eating another shows how life developed—and what early earth smelled like.
Organization hopes that this Friday's competition between a kid-built race car and a jet will draw youths to careers in aviation.
A Harvard team achieves controlled flight with a drone the size of a housefly.
Researchers are studying the gas giant's monster storm to gain insights into hurricanes on Earth.
Starving colonists resorted to cannibalism to survive harsh winter of 1609, according to a recent find.
In his first extended interview, Simone Moro says he feared for his life last weekend after a Sherpa came at him with an ice ax: "They came to us with the aim to kill us."
Green labeling causes some consumers to shun energy-efficient light bulbs even when they know the choice could save them money, a new study finds.
We should think outside the box when considering which exoplanets to study for possible signs of life.
The Sherpas play a complex, evolving role on the increasingly popular peak—one that few outsiders grasp.
Our new feature, Word in the News, begins with a look at the origin and meaning of the word "jihad."
Archaeologists working at the ancient city of Harappa have uncovered evidence of immigration but also great violence.
Nanotechnology could boost solar energy efficiency and cut costs. A slew of recent research is aimed at better capturing energy from the Earth's biggest power source.
In our latest picture we love, a worker in Brazil puts the finishing touches on a costume mask of Pope Francis.