Gitanjali Rao is just 11 years old but has already earned her first science prize for her invention. The girl is this year's winner of the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge.
Like a wrinkled bag with a huge mouth and no eyes - this is how scientists describe the recently found fossil of a sea creature that's thought to be one of the earliest ancestors of life on Earth.
British astronomers have reached an intriguing conclusion: that life does not necessarily have to originate on Earth-like planets and that it is also possible to register the activity of certain organisms in the upper layers of brown dwarf stars as well.
Zoologist Ilya Ivanov was among the most ambitious scientists of his time. At the beginning of his career he tried to crossbreed a deer with a bull, a zebra with a horse, a bison with a bull and all kinds of other animals.
The Pentagon has written a document titled CONPLAN 8888 , whose goal is to inform major American institutions how to counter a zombie invasion. It calls for mobilizing all available assets for stopping the crisis.
Oliver Heaviside adored his nails and often painted them pink. He also disliked classical furniture, so he emptied his home of all such and placed granite blocks in their place.
American researchers believe that the apparent lack of extraterrestrial life so far is that planets similar to ours have not yet had the chance to fully form.
Despite its vast scientific-technological progress, humanity still cannot explain certain phenomena it encounters on its very own planet - one that we should be fully familiar with by now.
Scientists are warning the international community about the emergence of a new class of destructive tropical storms, writes the Daily Mail. They're called gray swans and have remained unknown to science until now.
Days ago, it officially became clear that the Smithsonian Institute had destroyed thousands of giant human skeletons in the early 1900s. Documents for the unprecedented destruction had been classified but the US Supreme Court ordered them promulgated.