‘Lazy’ ants found to be 'bench players' in ant...

While ants have a reputation for being intensely hard workers, previously published research has...

Researcher puts his own body on the line to...

For the first time, a scientist has found concrete evidence supporting a old tale...

Researchers find ‘intriguing’ DNA in warm Antarctic caves

Traces of DNA discovered in soil samples collected from warm caves located beneath the...

New 'cancer pen' can detect the tumors in just...

Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have developed a new pen-like device...

asteroid and Earth

Mountain-sized asteroid narrowly misses Earth

A nearly three-mile-wide asteroid originally discovered in 1981 has just made a record-breaking fly-by of Earth, passing within just...

black hole

Have astronomers found the ‘missing link’ of black hole evolution?

Astronomers believe that they have discovered an enormous new black hole thought to be nearly 100,000 more massive than...

tar

Researchers reveal how Neanderthals made the first glue

Long before modern man discovered the first glue, Neanderthals were using tar made from tree bark as an adhesive...