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Video footage showing snow leopards and common leopards sharing the same habitat causes alarm.
Common leopards could be moving to higher altitudes on the Tibetan plateau.
US astronaut Gene Cernan, commander of Apollo 17, has died, his family and Nasa announce.
Researchers tied a complicated knot at the molecular level, which could be used to make materials in the future that are stronger, lighter and more flexible.
An unconventional alliance between scientists and those often considered to be looters has begun to shed light on a tribe’s history and a 17-century war in Connecticut.
A giant wave in the atmosphere of Venus may be the biggest of its kind in the Solar System.
Where are the miracle treatments we were promised? A Nobel Prize-winning scientist explains.
One year after the W.H.O. declared a public health emergency, experts reflect on the response to the virus and find many aspects wanting.
The incoming Trump administration accepts far more of the research on climate change than many of their political supporters, say British scientists.
The British Antarctic Survey is pulling all staff out of the space-age Halley base in March because of a big crack in nearby ice.
Japan’s Akatsuki spacecraft detected what scientists called a gravity wave above the solar system’s second planet, but it hasn’t been seen since.
With novel mathematical methods, scientists have come up with a new estimate for the mass of the Milky Way.
Some people can control their auricular muscles to move the ear slightly but to a noticeable extent, an ability that seems to have a genetic basis.
Flames from an exploding battery were put out in less than half a second during tests.
Male manakins, Panamanian birds, have acrobatic courtship dances. Scientists wanted to know if the activity was testosterone-related.
Male manakins leap, flip and snap their wings to attract females. With a bit of testosterone the females perform some of the same difficult acrobatics.
Prince Charles co-authors a book for adults in the style of the well-known children's series.
SpaceX successfully launches a rocket, its first mission since an explosion in September.
The US SpaceX rocket company resumes operations after a launch pad explosion in September.
The return to business for Elon Musk’s company was successful, despite being overshadowed by questions about the viability of his long-range plans.