Glass deposits discovered in impact craters on the surface of Mars may hold signs of ancient life, adding to the growing evidence that the Red Planet was once habitable.
Mars is known for its hostile, low-pressure environment, but despite that fact a new study shows that Earth organisms could indeed survive on the Red Planet.
A new worm species, called Parougia diapason, was discovered in whale bones on Antarctica's Deception Island, showing scientists just how many unknown species are still out there.
When it comes to our DNA, it's well known that we inherit it from our parents, and they inherit it from their parents, and so on and so forth. But now new research suggests that humans may have genes that are not passed down from our ancestors.
Life on Earth supposedly first flourished about two billion years ago, but now a new analysis finds that living organisms actually emerged earlier than scientists previously thought.