Humans have been altering the course of mammalian evolution for thousands of years, according to new research.
Humans have shrunk the planet's mammals
New research suggested Hurricane Harvey was deadlier outside the 100- and 500-year floodplains drawn by the federal government.
Most Hurricane Harvey deaths happened outside flood zones
A multinational team of astronomers involving the University of Adelaide has catalogued over 70 sources of very high energy gamma rays, including 16 previously undiscovered ones, in a survey of the Milky Way using gamma ray telescopes.
Unveiling the secrets of Milky Way galaxy
Scientists said they have made a breakthrough in understanding the cause of both motor neuron disease and a rare form of dementia.
Scientists discover mechanism behind motor neuron disease
In experiments designed to measure the impacts of spaceflight on human muscle health and performance, researchers were surprised to find inactivity had a greater negative effect than hypoxia.
Inactivity bigger threat to muscles in space than low oxygen
The Martian moons Phobos and Deimos were formed after a large object struck the Red Planet a few billion years ago, according to a new model developed by scientists at the Southwest Research Institute.
Martian moons Phobos and Deimos carved out by violent impact
An Iranian researcher has developed a new rehabilitation apparatus used to coordinate the five senses in autistic children.
Iranian researcher develops apparatus to rehabilitate autistic children
Robots in Singapore have completed a task many humans dread —assembling flat-packed IKEA furniture.
Robot assembles IKEA chair frame
It's been suggested that dogs, cats and other animals can anticipate or predict an earthquake. For the first time, researchers have applied thorough scientific analysis to investigate the claim.
Dogs probably can't predict earthquakes, scientists say
For the first time, scientists have successfully created optically active, chiral gold nanoparticles using amino acids and peptides.
Peptide induces chirality evolution in a single gold nanoparticle

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