New graphene discovery could make microchips behave like black...

Graphene has caused huge excitement among scientists and has enormous potential, but its properties...

Rosetta's Philae lander most likely finished, scientists say

The Philae lander—the brave little toaster that was sent to Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko to analyze...

Paleontologists find evidence of ancient flightless bird living in...

Paleontologists had long suspected that the ancient flightless bird Gastornis once wandered across the...

Cryogenically frozen rabbit brain restored in near perfect condition

Talk about hare-raising science: a team of researchers led by MIT alumnus Robert McIntyre...

NGC 4889

Astronomers discover a huge, dark secret in galaxy NGC 4889

While it may look calm in photographs, researchers using the Hubble Space Telescope to study giant elliptical galaxy NGC...

neanderthal dna

Obese? Depressed? Addicted to cigarettes? Might want to blame your Neanderthal DNA

You may blame your mom and dad for certain genes, but a new study out of Vanderbilt University has...

early human

Researchers have discovered two new species of early human

Researchers excavating in South Africa have just uncovered fossils from two previously unidentified species of hominin, or early human. According...