The famous human ancestor known as Lucy walked the Earth, but it was her tree climbing that might have led to her demise, a new study suggests.
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An Austrian museum team has recovered two giant tusks and other remnants of what experts say are apparently the remains of a rare mammoth breed, after construction crews unearthed them while working on an Austrian freeway.
Six scientists have completed a yearlong Mars simulation in Hawaii, where they lived in a dome in near isolation.
When the time came to open the dome for the first time at Great Basin National Park’s new observatory, astronomer Tyler Nordgren knew just where to point the telescope.
A Filipino fisherman has found possibly the world’s biggest pearl, which he had hidden under a bed for more than 10 years as a lucky charm.
Astronaut Jeffrey Williams has a new record for NASA under his space belt.
After scanning the vast reaches of the cosmos for Earth-like planets where life might exist, astronomers have found one right next door.
A University of Nevada, Reno, expert who played a key role in investigating a 2010 outbreak of cholera in Haiti that was later blamed on U.N. peacekeeping troops says the international organization needs to do more to ensure that it doesn’t contribute to the spread of infectious diseases.
A team of scientists and technicians scanning the rocky ocean floor off Southern California couldn’t contain their excitement when they spotted a purple, googly eyed squid.
A local nonprofit is connecting with health care providers and patients to provide the latest news on technological advances in Parkinson’s disease research.
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