Radio astronomer Frank Drake devised an equation in 1961 that can estimate the odds of us making contact with extraterrestrial life by calculating the product of an increasingly restrictive series of fractional values.
With the addition of single-celled organisms, microscopic bacteria, and archaea, new estimates place the number of living species well over the 5.6 million identified databases.
In light of recent nuclear events around the world, the Belgian government has decided to provide emergency-use iodine pills in case of a nuclear disaster. But these pills can only do so much.
Astrobiologists explore Danakil Depression, a toxic hot spring and unfriendly environment in Africa, in order to see if life could thrive in extreme conditions on other planets.
Mathematical probability suggests technologically advanced civilizations may have evolved in our universe a billion other times over cosmic history.
A mother's love that dates back almost 5,000 years ago is the earliest sign of human activity found in central Taiwan.
Robot mermaids exist! Researchers from Standford University have created a humanoid robot or robot mermaid to explore sunken treasures and relics.
Researchers found that Australian bearded dragon lizards also experience Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep and slow-wave sleep suggesting that dreaming must have evolved earlier than what the scientist have previously thought.
A recent study shows that friends are better than morphine, as having a large social circle means having a higher tolerance for pain.
Scientists from Northwestern University in Chicago confirm there's a spark of light when sperm meets an egg.
A ribbon-shaped lake measuring about 100 kilometers long and 10 kilometers wide, connecting to a canyon stream roughly 1,000 kilometers long, was found hiding deep below the icy surface of Antarctica.
The continues global warming due to climate change has been known to take its toll to Arctic, melting ice caps at an increased rate, but a new study suggests that the warming climate may be sapping considerably amounts of oxygen from the ocean.
It has been known that high levels of carbon dioxide in the air causes health and environmental hazards, but a new study shows that high concentration of Carbon dioxide might actually be helping plant cycles, resulting to a greener earth.
Bed bugs generally prefer hiding spots that are red or black, but their preferences change according to age, sex, and other factors