Physicists hope a revamped Large Hadron Collider will discover new particles and forces that could help explain dark matter and other mysteries of the universe.
The chikungunya virus, which wreaks havoc on joints, has spread via mosquitoes in tropical regions. Now it has found a way to hijack a second mosquito, posing a threat to people in Europe, North America and China.
Quantum chemistry could launch a manufacturing revolution, helping to identify materials for improved solar cells, better batteries or more effective medicines.
A map of galaxy cluster Abell 2744 unveils how gravity magnifies and smears images of far more distant galaxies.
Sweet and stealthy toxins have been caught sticky-handed, potentially solving a decades-long mystery of tainted honey in New Zealand.
Warming subsurface water in the Pacific will boost average typhoon intensity 14 percent by 2100, new research predicts.
If other universes exist, then those with denser galaxies might harbor a larger fraction of habitable worlds.
Brain scan experiment hints that cerebellum might have a hand in getting creative juices flowing.
'First Peoples' dispels old ideas about human evolution and tells an updated tale of how Homo sapiens came to dominate the world.
A 430,000-year-old hominid skull shows signs of murder, making it the earliest suspected homicide.
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An evolutionary biologist explains the obstacles scientists must overcome to revive extinct species.
Fossil jaws dating to over 3 million years ago may add a new species to the ancient hominid mix.