'Brown gunk' evidence of a salty sea on Europa

The pale face of Jupiter’s moon Europa is crisscrossed with brown-color fissures that look...

East African ‘golden jackals’ are actually wolves, study finds

The creatures known as “golden jackals” are found throughout East Africa, Europe, Asia Minor,...

Death of rare Northern White Rhino leaves only 4...

Nabiré, a 31-year-old female Northern White Rhino, died at the Dvur Kralove zoo in...

Animal stomach acid evolved for protection

An analysis published today in PLOS ONE has discovered an evolutionary link between diet and...

Child becomes first ever to receive double hand transplant

A Baltimore-area boy who had lost his hands and feet due to a severe infection when he was two years old has become the...

celiac suppliment

Could this supplement be the cure for Celiac disease?

While many people race to embrace a gluten-free diet for its supposed health benefits, individuals with celiac disease –...

treasure haul

Million-dollar haul of Spanish treasure discovered in Florida

A 300-year-old Spanish treasure worth more than $1 million, including 52 gold coins, 40 feet of gold chain and...

lithium star

First evidence of lithium found in exploding star solves mystery

For the first time, researchers have found evidence of the chemical element lithium in material ejected by an exploding...