Researchers have discovered an extremely old anthropomorphic figure engraved in rock in Brazil, according to a report published Feb. 22 in the open access journal PLoS ONE.
On 4 March 1997 the Mars Pathfinder lander fell through the thin Martian atmosphere. During its descent, instrumentation aboard the lander recorded the changing atmospheric temperature, pressure, and density.
Within Yellowstone National Park, the water emanating from the park's famous hot springs and geysers seems to belong to either one of two distinct types. In some areas, subterranean waters rich in chlorine and dissolved silicates ...
Dogs are better than chimps at interpreting pointing gestures, according to a study published in the online journal PLoS ONE.
For decades, chemists considered a chemical pathway known as the formose reaction the only route for producing sugars essential for life to begin, but more recent research has called into question the plausibility of such ...
Scientists have succeeded in detecting and analyzing a new atmospheric molecule whose existence has long been suspected but never proved.
Though it was first suggested well over a century ago, the hypothesis that changes in Earths orientation relative to its orbit influence the growth and decline of ice sheets was only recently tested.
Evolutionary biologist, author and National Medal of Science winner Lynn Margulis (MAR'-guh-liss) has died.