Scientist who decoded Neanderthal DNA wins Nobel Prize for insights on human evolution

Swedish scientist Svante Paabo won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for unlocking secrets hidden i ...

Nobel Prize in physics awarded for breakthroughs in quantum mechanics

The 2022 Nobel Prize in physics has been awarded to three researchers for their pioneering experimen ...

Some officials now say MPX elimination unlikely in U.S.

Some U.S. health officials are conceding that monkeypox, or MPX, is probably not going away anytime ...

Skywatch: Jupiter, king of the planets, rises into a luminous reign

As the leaves fall, enjoy how planets ascend: At sunset now, find Jupiter — the king of the p ...

NASA spacecraft buzzes Jupiter moon Europa, closest in years

NASA’s Juno spacecraft has made the closest approach to Jupiter’s tantalizing, icy moon Europa in mo ...

A quake may have uncovered 30 new dinosaur tracks in Alaska

A powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake shook the southern region of Alaska in July 2021. Scientists bel ...

Peace accord in Colombia leads to discovery of new dinosaur species

Scientists thrive on collaboration — but human conflict can hinder research or prevent it. In Colom ...

Space telescopes capture NASA’s asteroid slam with striking clarity

The world now has stunning new photos of this week’s asteroid strike, the first planetary defense te ...

Is Florida’s ‘hurricane shark’ real? The video is, at least.

For years, there has been a deluge of fake videos and memes online after major storms claiming to sh ...

Pharma-funded FDA gets drugs out faster, but some work only ‘marginally’ and most are expensive

Dr. Steven-Huy Han, a UCLA liver specialist, has prescribed Ocaliva to a handful of patients, althou ...