Challenges include navigating tunnel network, subterranean transit system and natural caves
A complex underground collision ripped apart Earth's crust, killing more than 100 people
DNA reveals Ötzi's leather overcoat was made of a grab bag of at least four different individual animals
While it's not news that the Turing test has flaws, the new study highlights just how limited the test is for answering deeper questions about artificial intelligence, study co-author says...
The egg-size platinum alloy standard kilo in Paris could be replaced by a calculation
Scientists have discovered exactly how the human brain gets its crinkly, wrinkly appearance in utero
Here are some of the things physicists are most excited for in the coming year
It could be months before the gas leak that has forced thousands from their homes in southern California is stopped
The remains of an Incan boy, about 6 or 7 years old and sacrificed to the gods more than 500 years ago, belonged to a previously unknown offshoot of an ancient Native American lineage, new research finds...
The device relies on a precisely timed sequence of sound waves that create a region of low pressure that traps tiny objects, which can then be manipulated solely by sound waves
This winter is likely to be wetter and warmer than average, thanks to a strong El Niño brewing in the Pacific Ocean
Consequences of global sea level rise could be even scarier than the worst-case scenarios predicted by the dominant climate models
Device acts like a wormhole, as if the magnetic field was transferred through an “extra special dimension”
From its source to its treatment, here are some of the most important things to know about the disease and the current outbreak
Even if the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves a new drug for boosting women's sexual desire, it is unlikely to work the same magic on a couple's sex life as "the little blue pill"...
The newly identified gene is found in modern-day humans, Neandertals and Denisovans, but not in chimps
Scientists confirm that a comet carved out Ontario's Sudbury Basin 1.8 billion years ago, forming the second largest impact crater on Earth
Scientists will examine the mammoth to learn whether it will yield enough undamaged DNA to make cloning the extinct creature a reality
A booster vaccination may be warranted for adolescents in England to help diminish the spread of this highly contagious respiratory disease...
Receding glaciers at the end of the last ice age led to the flightless birds' move to the Crozet Islands