Experiments have revealed that “learned” experiences, which do not alter the underlying genetic material, can be passed down for at least 14 generations in roundworms.
The accretion disk, whose shape has now been revealed in unprecedented detail, could shed light on how stars and planets form and evolve.
Astronomers have, for the first time, detected a gravitationally lensed type 1a supernova — one of the "standard candles" of the cosmos.
The spiral galaxies, NGC 4302 and NGC 4298, are located 55 million light-years from Earth in the northern constellation of Coma Berenices.
Two new studies, based on observations conducted by two separate teams, have failed to reveal any conclusive evidence for the existence of extraterrestrial signals.
Scientists have, for the first time, uncovered evidence of a "higher" state of consciousness — one induced by psychedelics like LSD and psilocybin.
During the upcoming flyby, the spacecraft will, among other things, look for changes in Titan's methane lakes and seas.
A continent-wide survey has revealed that seasonal flows of meltwater in the Antarctic are much more extensive than previously thought.
This cloud of hydrogen gas — whose existence has previously been hypothesized based on observations of other galaxies — could account for the Milky Way’s missing baryonic mass.
Over the course of just a few days last spring, a river fed by a melting glacier in Canada’s Yukon region completely changed course.
If confirmed, the observation, which is still far from conclusive, could herald an era of physics that extends beyond the framework of the Standard Model.
The campaign was in response to disparaging remarks about the country allegedly made by Snap Inc. CEO Evan Spiegel, who reportedly called it "poor."
The discovery of a global gene cluster regulator could eventually allow scientists to boost microbes' ability to generate drugs and biofuels.
A team of researchers has begun a clinical trial to assess the effect the so-called "love hormone" has on individuals suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Moabosaurus utahensis, which lived roughly 125 million years ago, was found in the vicinity of Moah — Utah's "gold mine for dinosaur bones."
It is estimated that over 200 million objects, of which only 1,100 are functional spacecraft, are currently locked in Earth's orbit.
The technique, described in a study published Thursday in the journal Plant Cell, could open the door to uncovering new plant products for use in medicine and agriculture.
A team of researchers attempted to answer a longstanding question — which architecture, trapped ions or a superconducting device, creates faster and more reliable quantum computers?
The Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (JUICE) mission, which recently moved from the drawing board to the construction phase, is scheduled for launch in 2022.
The space agency's first two SLS and Orion missions are facing "multiple cost and technical challenges," the Office of Inspector General warned in a new audit report.