The remains recovered from the EgyptAir Flight 804 were torn into pieces making the identification process near impossible. Forensic experts are now taking DNA samples from the passengers and their relatives to help identify the remains.
After years of misidentifying Helmeted Woodpeckers, scientists from the University of Kansas have found that the bird has evolved with characteristics of larger competing birds in the Atlantic forest.
You think dogs and humans are the only things to love bacon? Think again. New research has found that the common vampire bat likes pig blood more than any other warm meal it may chose to take while winging around at night.
Venomous snake bites, even potentially fatal ones, are not difficult to treat for modern medicine. However, if the snake that did the biting can't be identified, it's much harder for professionals to administer the right anti-venom in time. Now researchers have crafted a test that could potentially change all that, quickly and accurately identifying the venom that courses through a patient.
Look out criminals. The crime-busting tools of science fiction are becoming a reality. A new forensic test can detect the ethnicity and gender of someone using nothing but a single hair, and in less than two minutes no less, according to a new study.