Research by Edinburgh University proves that organ regeneration in mammals is possible by rejuvenating the thymus in mice.
This image has been making the rounds as an "artificial light on Mars," but the reality is probably not that exciting.
Four men who have been paralyzed from the waist down for more than two years have regained leg function after having 16 electrodes implanted into their spines.
If we’re going to spread the human species to the stars, we’ll need a lot of people on starships to colonize new planets. Seriously, a lot.
Even as prosthetics advance straight into the realm of sci-fi, science is taking us to a place where we'll someday be able to make real human flesh replacements instead.
Whether or not you voted in NASA's second annual Tournament: Earth, you can still feel good about the image that won, because it's gorgeous.
For the first time ever, scientists have been able to translate dolphin whistling sounds into English words.
Big nuggets of gold are relatively common. Big crystals of gold are not, and this is the biggest one anyone has ever seen.
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft discovers an underground liquid ocean on Enceladus, one of Saturn’s moons.
This, we are told, is a terribly simplistic map of a mouse brain. But hey, it sure is pretty, isn't it? And it might even teach us a thing or two.