Astronomers have identified a new ultra-faint dwarf satellite companion of our Milky Way Galaxy.
China will launch its second space lab as the country works towards setting up its own space station, among several ambitious goals.
Life on Earth is even older than we though - fossils dating back a staggering 3.7 billion years have been discovered.
The prevailing theory that mammals only flourished after an asteroid strike wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago is doubly wrong.
Japan is abandoning a quarter-of-a-billion-dollar satellite it sent to study black holes, disappointed space scientists said.
Researchers from Guangzhou Medical University used a gene-editing technique CRISPR to artificially induce a mutation in human cells.
A long-extinct animal known as the Siberian unicorn -- actually a long-horned rhinoceros -- may have walked the Earth 29,000 years ago.
hunters searching for mammoth tusks discovered an Ice Age puppy's snout peeking out from the permafrost.
A previously unknown giant planet may have been discovered lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system, US scientists announced.
Russian investigators began examining the grave of Tsar Alexander III ahead of his exhumation in a probe looking to finally identify the remains of the last tsar Nicholas II and his family.
In a controversial shift, a leading US medical association urged women to wait until the age of 45 before getting an annual mammogram to screen for breast cancer.
Sweden's Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich of the US and Aziz Sancar, a Turkish-American, won the 2015 Nobel Chemistry Prize for work on how cells repair damaged DNA.
Derived from a herb used to treat fevers some 1,700 years ago, the anti-malaria drug artemisinin is one of many treatments plucked from the treasure chest of ancient Chinese medicine.
Research into brain diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and traumatic injury got a boost with a $100 million pledge from a US foundation and seven universities.
Liquid water has been observed on the planet Mars which makes it far more likely that life could be found there, the US space agency NASA said.
Biotech stocks took a hit after Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton pledged to take action against runaway price increases on specialty drugs.
Archaeologists in Kazakhstan are puzzled over headless remains found in ancient burials of Hun and Sarmat warriors.
Seven start-up projects from Kazakhstan have qualified in the final round of TECHNATION acceleration program for start-up teams from CIS, Europe and Asia.
A solar power plant SunPower Oasis C-7 has been presented in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana.
Some coral species are better at adapting to climate change than others, and they may be able to pass their hardy DNA onto the next generation.