Saturday October 7, 2017 6:50AM ET
After humans and Neanderthals met many thousands of years ago, the two species began interbreeding.
Saturday October 7, 2017 5:47AM ET
The discovery of evidence for ancient sea-floor hydrothermal deposits on Mars identifies an area on the planet that may offer clues about the origin of life on Earth.
Friday October 6, 2017 8:53AM ET
It might be lingering bashfully on the icy outer edges of our solar system, hiding in the dark, but subtly pulling strings behind the scenes: stretching out the orbits of distant bodies, perhaps even tilting the entire solar system to one side.
Friday October 6, 2017 8:25AM ET
Early humans seem to have recognised the dangers of inbreeding at least 34,000 years ago, and developed surprisingly sophisticated social and mating networks to avoid it, new research has found.
Thursday October 5, 2017 4:53AM ET
Scientists have found a previously unsuspected place where radioactive material from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant disaster has accumulated—in sands and brackish groundwater beneath beaches up to 60 miles away.
Thursday October 5, 2017 4:19AM ET
Flights all around the world will be encountering lots more turbulence in future, according to the first ever global projections of in-flight bumpiness.
Wednesday October 4, 2017 6:03AM ET
Scientists at the Earthquake Research Institute (ERI) at the University of Tokyo prepared a closed research and recommendations for the UN and governments of world's leading countries.