Spending a year in space did not make the NASA astronaut a mutant.

  • Mar 16, 2018

"We’re dealing with some very early evidence of the evolution of fundamental human capabilities very early in our species,” researcher Rick Potts said.

  • Mar 15, 2018

Listen to scientists' first-ever recording of thunder within the ash cloud of a volcanic eruption.

  • Mar 15, 2018

Trump said he first conceived the idea as a joke. It's not clear if he is still joking.

  • Mar 13, 2018

Rosemarie Melanson's husband missed notices to file a claim with the victims' fund while submerged in his wife's recovery.

  • Mar 12, 2018

A high-velocity bullet tore through Rosemarie Melanson’s torso on Oct. 1. Five months into her recovery, she and her family watch in horror as other mass shootings, with the same kind of gun, hit the United States.

  • Mar 10, 2018

The 13.6 billion-year-old signal may illuminate a new aspect of dark matter, one of the universe's deepest mysteries.

  • Feb 28, 2018

A Smithsonian scientist probes volcanoes' secrets using a toaster oven, talcum powder and lasers.

  • Feb 26, 2018

Victor Buso, a locksmith in Argentina, photographed a supernova at the earliest stage ever seen, which has revealed clues about how stars explode.

  • Feb 21, 2018

In a rare discovery, scientists caught the deep-sea octopus in the act of hatching.

  • Feb 20, 2018
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