The Nasa-backed project could ultimately improve efficiency of the astronauts on deep-space missions.
Scientists used Nasa's Hubble telescope to make the most precise measurements of the Universe's expansion rate till date.
Many of the structures are made of limestone and would slowly dissolve from the chemicals in the polluted precipitation.
Humans may have used places where sound echoed the most as "hot-spots" to visually represent language.
Definitive identification is currently impossible due to damage to the seal, but Hebrew University of Jerusalem researchers revealed why they believe it is connected to Isaiah.
Evidence that we have entered the Anthropocene epoch has been presented by scientists.
The skeletal remains are those of a 170cm tall adult male, possibly a "powerful leader" who was directly connected with the Yamato imperial court.
The seven-year-long work on the system shows that West Antarctic ice sheets are melting at a rapid rate.
A landmark study has found that antidepressants are effective and more people should take them. Amitriptyline is the most effective drug while Prozac performed relatively badly.
Scientists raced as many as 12 bird species on an enclosed track to understand and relate their locomotive traits to those of long-extinct dinosaurs.
The first mission of the vehicle will be an uncrewed flight to the far side of the moon sometime in 2020.
Nasa spent eight years modifying a structure that took only two years to build.
Victor Buso was testing a new telescope camera mounted on the top of his home when he made the unique discovery.
A grey seal found with a yellow frisbee embedded in her neck was released back into the wild after undergoing five months of rehabilitation at an RSPCA centre.
An archaeologist noted a small error in Egyptian pyramids and conducted a series of tests to posit how ancient Egyptians would have built these massive structures.
The storm – the largest in the solar system – is about to calm down and will eventually cease to exist.
Jellyfish is a regular meal in Asian countries and the Danish team behind the crisps research believe it could make it more mainstream for Western culture.
Men who suffer from chronic alcohol dependence have a higher chance of suffering from progressive deterioration in cognitive ability.