Anti-predator behaviors among animals have decreased in response to contact with humans.
The practice of sacrificing wild birds suggests early human pressure on the wild bird population.
The aurora may have also led to the rescue of many survivors.
Humans are not really the target of the male funnel-web spiders' venom but, the evolved version of their venom is particularly potent to humans.
The planet is likely not habitable as its surface is hot enough "for baking actual pie."
The find marks the first mission to detect an ultraviolet aurora in a comet.
Javan rhinoceros used to number in thousands but the population has now dwindled to just 74.
There is said to be no chance that the small asteroid will hit the Earth but, it may give sky watchers something to look forward to this week.
This Tuesday marks the end of summer and the beginning of the astronomical autumn.
SpaceX is set to break its 2018 record of having 21 launches.
'Red Spot Jr.' looks rather like the iconic Great Red Spot but is smaller and lighter in color.
Dmitry Rogozin, the head of Roscosmos, has referred to Venus as a "Russian planet" while discussing the possibility of life on the planet Tuesday.
The Gympie Gympie can cause extreme and long-lasting pain even with just a gentle touch.
It is the first intact planet known to come close to a white dwarf and still survived.
The new mass extinction event killed a significant percentage of biodiversity but also gave rise to new ecosystems and groups.
A theory by Pierre-Simon Laplace suggested that the clouds of gas and dust around new stars combine to form rings and, eventually, planets.
A fluid that once flowed on the Red Planet's surface may be the reason why the evidence is destroyed.
Despite the prediction, solar activity is continuous so there are still risks for extreme space weather.
Some 55 million years ago, the carbon emissions absorbed by the oceans led to acidification and a mass die-off of marine animals.
The researchers were actually measuring something else when luck and coincidence struck.