An impressively well-preserved fossil turned out to be the ancient twin of Ghostbusters villain.
Despite historic finds of fossilized protein in a dinosaur bone, it seems humanity is still far away from resurrecting the dinosaurs.
With only days away before the new president takes one of the most important seats of power in the United States, scientists scramble to save whatever climate data that they can from government servers to public servers. These are done in hopes of preserving whatever government data has been collected through the years in the fear that these crucial information will slowly vanish under the new administration.
CRISPR/Cas9 or CRISPR has been a revolution method of gene editing that has been discovered quite recently by scientists. Its rather simple method has revolutionized the field of genetics for a lot of researchers.
For the past decades, advancements in technology have been rapidly increasing. Mobiles are glued to our hands, the internet is taking over our lives, and technology is in everything we do and in everywhere we go. And among the latest in technological advancements is the development of artificial intelligence systems that could act like humans.
There is more to determining an animal's intelligence than brain size. A new study from the University of Toronto found an ancient rodent species had a large brain that was even heftier than those of some primitive primates of the same era, but it wasn't necessarily "smarter."
Fossils of a 508 million-year-old shrimp-like creature known as "Waptia" were discovered in China carrying several eggs with embryos. This find represents the earliest known evidence of brood care, researchers say.
A recent analysis of eight fossilized teeth revealed the true identity of a dinosaur species incorrectly classified years ago. It turns out that Dimetrodon borealis actually represents the first Canadian Dimetrodon, or terrestrial animal with steak knife-like teeth.