The story of dog domestication is one of converting the wild wolf into man's nicer, smarter, best friend. It might be all wrong.
A recent study of Iceland's Krafla volcanic caldera suggests hidden magma pools may be lurking under many of the world's volcanic systems.
It has no moving parts and could allow us to tap into renewable energy year round.
A school lesson leads to more precise measurements of the extinct megalodon shark, one of the largest fish ever.
More than any other of Einstein's equations, E = mc² is the most recognizable to people. But what does it all mean?
Here's why mega-eruptions like the ones that covered North America in ash are the least of your worries.
The Taupo volcano was responsible for one of the most violent eruptions on record.
A Nazi institute produced a Bible without the Old Testament that portrayed Jesus as an Aryan hero fighting Jewish people.
Scientists at the San Diego Zoo are on a mission to resurrect the extinct northern white rhino.
The risk of dying basically flattens after age 110.
A "bio-battery" made from genetically engineered bacteria could store excess renewable energy and release it as needed.
Research from NASA reveals Mars’ spectacular volcanic past.
Immune booster or pure torture?
A new method of extracting rare-earth elements could put us on the track toward a circular economy.
In "Off the Edge", journalist Kelly Weill dives down the strange rabbit hole of the flat-Earther community.
Some astrobiologists believe life is rare, while others believe it is common in the Universe. How can we find out which view is correct?
Surface deformation or other signs of an impending explosion may not occur. Instead, supervolcanic eruptions can be much more insidious.
We have long thought that Pluto was completely frozen solid, but the discovery of cryovolcanoes challenges that assumption.
Night owl or early bird?
NASA will use energy from Earth's gravity to launch the Lucy spacecraft in October of this year.