You've heard of a sea cucumber, but how about a sea mushroom? This week, scientists described a mushroom-shaped sea creature that may be in a phylum all its own.
Talk about outsider art: Researchers say they have found the first evidence of abstract art created by Neanderthals in a cave above the Mediterranean Sea.
If you like to watch TV with a bag of snacks nearby, here's a tip: Avoid watching action movies.
It’s a murderer on a killing spree, and now it has a new — and remarkably complete — genetic mug shot.
If you thought trying to get a groggy teenager out of bed in time for school each morning was your own private struggle, you thought wrong.
What happens when you take about 50 sixth-graders and send them to a nature camp with no access to computers, tablets and mobile phones? A new study suggests that after just five days their ability to understand nonverbal social cues improves.
In an icy lake half a mile beneath the Antarctic ice sheet, scientists have discovered a diverse ecosystem of single-celled organisms that have managed to survive without ever seeing the light of the sun.
A cure for patchy baldness may be on the way, according to a new study published Sunday in the journal Nature Medicine.