The river was once one of many waterways that fed into a lake in the now-dry Jezero Crater.
The sharks close their gills to stay warm while diving to frigid depths.
Humans got a gene related to nasal height from mating with Neanderthals, new research finds.
New research finds that mammoths experienced musth, a phenomenon that sends modern elephants into a frenzy.
13.5-billion-year-old clouds are poor in iron, suggesting they precede the dissemination of heavier elements.
The 27 radio antennae will look for technosignatures emitted by intelligent civilizations.
Webb Telescope observations reveal water vapor near a distant exoplanet—but could the signal actually be coming from…
Hydrated dunes suggest water can persist on some parts of the Martian surface, according to data from China's…
The animals’ wriggles could have implications for bioengineering and robotics.
The Siberian husky Balto saved a town from a diphtheria outbreak. Now he's helping reveal the genetics of working…
A higher-resolution view is helping scientists understand the physics behind the strangest objects in the universe.
The origins of these powerful objects have been a mystery since their discovery in the 1950s.
The theorized object warps spacetime like a black hole but still releases light.
A meteorite impact and a marsquake shed light on the Red Planet’s deepest recesses.