Researchers recently discovered the true potential of Goffin cockatoo's cognitive capabilities. When presented with two choices, only one of which earned a reward, the birds successfully learned to "choose wisely."
Ever wonder what Mars smells like? Researchers have long known that the average aroma of a planet can tell you a lot about its atmosphere. Now, experts are commanding the Mars curiosity rover to take a long sniff of the Red Planet's 'body odor' to learn more about its history.
NASA mission directors have announced that the Curiosity Mars rover will be out of commission for a spell as engineers remotely work out what triggered an onboard fault protection action that halted important experimental procedures. NASA assures us that the rover is down, but not out.
Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it is also a key to learning in humans as it causes changes in the brain, according to a recent study. And the more a topic piques our interest, the easier it is to learn information about it.
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover may have a potential drilling candidate that is a Martian slab of sandstone named "Windjana," a NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory news release reported.
NASA's 2020 Mars rover should look for signs of past life, collect samples for possible future return to Earth and demonstrate technology for future human exploration of the Red Planet, according to a 154-page report prepared by the Mars 2020 Science Definition Team appointed by NASA in January to outline objectives for the upcoming mission.
Using the Mars rover Curiosity, NASA has produced the first image of Mars larger than one billion pixels, offering armchair explorers a way to examine the Red Planet in greater detail than ever before.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity may have identified perchlorate in a sand patch within the Gale Crater. Perchlorates are a known energy source for some types of Earth-dwelling microbes.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has sent new images showing the first sample obtained from the interior of a Martian rock.
For the first time, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has drilled into a flat, veiny rock and collected a sample from its interior.
For the first time, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has used its drill system to hammer into a flat rock with pale veins.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has taken the first night images of a rock, using the camera on its robotic arm.
New images of the McLaughlin Crater on Mars provide evidence of a wet underground environment on the red planet
A team of scientists from the European Space Agency has discovered a river-like structure on the Martian surface.