More than a century ago, Darwin reasoned genera with more species would contain more variation within those species.
The extinct animal may reveal how modern birds survived the asteroid that wiped out large dinosaurs.
"[The discovery] shows that some of the big steps in evolution we thought were restricted to land animals actually first took place in fishes," said researcher John Long.
First model experiments suggest that by increasing the number of large herbivores in the Arctic, we could slow down permafrost thawing.
Aldrin was one of the first two humans to walk on the lunar surface.
Before launching astronauts to the International Space Station, great care is already taken to prevent the crew from bringing potentially dangerous viruses and pathogens onboard with them.
A team of University of Oxford-linked scientists have suggested a centralized smartphone app could feasibly be designed to alert people who had been in close proximity to a person who tested positive.
Researchers compared LEGO bricks that have washed up to pristine sets from the 1970s and 1980s to calculate their lifespan.
Donkey polo was a popular game in ancient China among some sections of society.
Report says epidemic suppression is the "only viable strategy" to stop the spread of COVID-19.
"More people could die outside the conflict areas due to famine than due to the direct effects of the war," researcher Jonas Jägermeyr said
A statement shared to Nintendo's Twitter account did not contain an explanation, but said: "Network services such as Nintendo Switch have failed. Sorry, please wait for a while until recovery."
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing with a road trip to some of the places that made it possible.
AI devices, heads-up displays, smart license plates and more are make drivers safer.
Less than half of crowdfunded projects meet their goals, but these speakers, sleep trackers, puzzles and more killed it on Kickstarter and Indiegogo.
The circle, named Kostenki 11, was about 40 feet in diameter with no obvious entrance.
The rock art was found in the central Markazi Province and appears to depict a praying mantis and a squatting man.
From hacks to COVID-19 spear-phishing campaigns, there's no doubt the pandemic is aiding a surge in cybercrime.
The COVID-19 virus appears to survive longest on plastic (polypropylene) and stainless steel.
Considered to be among the most significant archaeological finds of all time, the Dead Sea Scrolls contain some of the earliest versions of biblical texts.
Dwarf sperm whales can release ink like cephalopods to disorientate predators and other threats. Footage captured near Cape Town, South Africa, shows one whale use the tactic to evade a cape fur seal.
Pi Day is almost upon us and you'll need more than a pie tin to celebrate properly. Few holidays inspire this many math-based memes and jokes, so get 'em while they're hot... I mean, get 'em while they're the ratio of a circle's circumference and diameter.
Ballgames played an important role in the civilizations of ancient Central America.
This past winter in the Northern Hemisphere—December to February—was tied for the second-warmest ever.
Scientists describe the first observation of a white shark attacking and killing a humpback whale, following a sighting in Mossel Bay, South Africa.