Out There: In Icy Breath of Saturn’s Moon Enceladus, Cassini Hunts for Life
The NASA spacecraft’s final pass through plumes from the moon’s buried ocean sets the stage for further efforts to find life out there....
Mysterious space object set to enter Earth's atmosphere next month
A mysterious piece of space junk dubbed WT1190F will enter Earth’s atmosphere on Friday Nov. 13, scientists say, plunging into the Indian Ocean...
Archaeologists discover 3,500-year old Mycenaean warrior and his treasures
If striking gold is great, striking ancient gold must be better.
As big mammals die off, planet suffers a serious poop shortage
Earth isn't just dealing with the loss of big mammals, such as elephants, whales, and rhinos.
Photo of orca calf in Northwest is great news for endangered population
Scientists are celebrating after a days-old orca calf was spotted off the west coast of Washington state's San Juan Island on Saturday.
Death Rates, Declining for Decades, Have Flattened, Study Finds
Researchers had expected to find that a decades-long trend of decline in Americans’ death rates would continue, but the rate became flat from 2010...
Ancient super-predators could take down young mammoths
Nearly a million years ago, a cave hyena could have taken down a 5-year-old mastodon weighing more than a ton.
The Hot Hand: Streaks Like Daniel Murphy’s Aren’t Necessarily Random
Recent studies find that athletes really do experience a “hot hand,” temporary bursts of improved performance.
Chief of Theranos Pledges to Prove Blood Test’s Reliability
The head of the medical testing company said on Monday that the firm would publish data validating the accuracy of its tests....
Death of Woman in Tank at a Nevada Cryotherapy Center Raises Questions About Safety
Chelsea Ake-Salvacion felt she was on health care’s cutting edge, working at a cryotherapy center. Last week, she was found dead in one of its...
4 Dead After Being Infected by a Device in Surgery at a Pennsylvania Hospital
At least eight patients who received treatment at WellSpan York Hospital were infected, and about 1,300 are being notified of possible exposure to...
Star-gazers set for final supermoon of 2015
Star-gazers are gearing up for the final supermoon of 2015, which will occur Monday night through early Tuesday.