Either environmental or sexual selective pressure began acting on hair after humans began dispersing out of Africa.
Dinosaur bones on display at the American Museum of Natural History always balanced conveying objective truth with promoting science to the public.
A new discovery puts scientists a bit closer to understanding the mysterious subatomic particle that is the neutrino.
Maria Mitchell became famous when she discovered a comet in 1847. She didn't stop there, fighting for education and equality for women in the sciences.
Supersonic aircrafts are much faster than typical passenger planes. Unfortunately, there are some downsides.
New research shows our brains place more weight on vision than hearing in identifying the source of a sound. But why?
According to current scientific theories, dark matter and dark energy make up most of the universe. But we don't even know what they actually are.
When volcanos erupt, the type and location of the lava determines what habitat will develop after it stops flowing.
Many species on the tepui summits are found nowhere else. How did those species get there?
In such a pristine landscape, even a few thousand people can have a major ecological impact.