If a spider’s eight eyes don’t impress you, consider this: Some of them can even see in "true" color. Scientists have studied the vision in a group of brightly-hued jumping spiders and have finally discovered how their remarkable visual system works.
Smashing protons together in search of strange particles, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva say they’ve discovered signs of particle decays that have long been predicted, but have never before been seen.
A team of astronomers peering deep into the heavens has discovered the earliest, most distant galaxy yet, spotted just 670 million years after the big bang.
Four men were rescued from damaged buildings in Nepal with help from NASA technology that detects people’s heartbeats, officials said Friday.
Examining rocks on Mercury’s surface, scientists using data from NASA’s Messenger spacecraft have revealed that the planet probably had a much stronger magnetic field nearly 4 billion years ago.
Deep in hydrothermal vents beneath the Arctic Ocean, scientists have discovered an organism that sheds fresh light on the evolutionary link between simple and complex cellular life.
It's official: NASA’s Messenger spacecraft has ended its mission to Mercury with a smashing grand finale.
A new dinosaur fossil from China has thrown paleontologists for a loop. The strange dinosaur has bony wing-like features that are wildly different from those of its close flying relatives and instead look more like those of a flying squirrel or a bat.