Grab some tissues: An adorable dog named Derby, born with deformed front legs, has been given a set of 3-D printed prosthetics.
Microbes: They’re everywhere, including inside our bodies. But are they really necessary? Not to life, scientists argue in a new paper — but certainly to life as we know it.
Jan Scheuermann has been paralyzed from the neck down for years -- but thanks to a cutting-edge robotic arm, she can move and lift things with impressive dexterity.
New results from NASA’s Curiosity rover are painting a curious picture of the planet’s methane.
It’s science! Very, very cute science. The scientific publishing group Nature has put together a video of the 10 cutest scientific discoveries of the year.
A new study suggests that microbial signatures could help solve sexual assault cases. The science has a long way to go, but there’s no doubt that bacteria have a bright future in forensics.
NASA’s Mercury orbiter has been spotting all of the planet’s impact craters. You can help name them.
A new video from the American Chemical Society gets into the fascinating history of the carrot rumor: It’s actually a story of wartime espionage.
Scientists have created new plastics using the proteins that give squid suckers their bite.
Alisher Usmanov, who spent nearly $5 million for the prize, says the scientist should not have had to sell it.