The results of Earth-bound lab experiments appear to back up the theory that dark lines on Martian slopes are created by water -- though in an otherworldly manner, scientists said Monday.
Astronomers searching for life beyond our solar system may need to look no farther than a little, feeble nearby star.
Was it a blip, or a breakthrough?
The second part of a joint European-Russian mission to probe Mars for traces of life has been delayed two years, with a new launch date set for July 2020, officials said Monday.
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French officials have unveiled a humanoid diving robot that they hope will give a big artificial hand to the practice of underwater archaeology.
SpaceX is shooting for Mars.
Scientists in Spain on Wednesday they had created human sperm from skin cells, a medical feat which could eventually lead to a treatment for infertility.
Einstein's theory of general relativity is to be put to the test by a newly launched satellite in an experiment that could upend our understanding of physics.
A start-up company in southern California has developed a way to sequester greenhouse gases and make plastic from carbon. Called AirCarbon, the environmentally-friendly material is starting to appear in consumer products from furniture to cell phone cases.