New research out of the Philippines reveals that men who have children at an older age pass along longer telomeres -- special protectors on human chromosomes -- which are believed to lead to longer, healthier lives. And those longer telomeres survive across generations.
Charles Knight is the man responsible for putting the picture of a dinosaur in your mind. Probably more than any other person in the world, he's the man who gave us the image of dinosaurs from which all current depictions are based. But whether he was right or wrong, it's probably impossible to ever know.
In the last 20 years, the moose population in the northern Midwest has declined. Researchers believe this may be due to climate change and warmer temperatures as well as an increase in the number of predators to moose.
Some researchers, including Bruce Blumberg from the University of California, Irvine, believe chemicals we’re unwittingly exposed to could be making us fat. Blumberg said if the timing is right, exposure to these chemicals may be instructing stem cells to become fat cells.
For the next 105 years, people who want to see the Venus equivalent of a partial solar eclipse will have to wait. But there's one last chance before then. On Tuesday in the Western Hemisphere and Wednesday in the Eastern, Venus will pass in front of the Sun and obscure part of it -- visible from most places on Earth.
Some 18,000 new species are discovered every year, some still alive and even a few that have since gone extinct. These new species, though, aren't your typical old monkeys and flowers. Almost all of them have distinct looks them make them truly a shock to see.
A cyber security firm has discovered a sophisticated malware program that they're describing as a "complete spy kit." It's designed to gather audio, video and photos from computers where it's been installed, potentially unlocking all kinds of secret information.
New science is pointing to the ocean garbage patches being larger than previously believed. That's because scientists think a lot of the plastic and other bits of trash in the ocean is actually swirling underwater, rather than collected along the surface.
SpaceX made history on Friday when its Dragon capsule was the first private space vehicle to be launched to and dock with the International Space Station. But that could just be the beginning for this privately owned space vehicle.
Tuesday's launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket marks the first commercial flight for a spacecraft bound to the International Space Station, perhaps the opening salvo of a new, private era of space exploration.