The Milky Way has been widely studied by scientists and is still under a lot of study. After all these years of research, Astronomers have created the clearest 'age map' of the Milky Way, after identifying the ages of over 130,000 different stars.
NASA is preparing to launch its first mission to return a sample of an asteroid to Earth, that will help scientists investigate origin of life as well as improve our understanding of asteroids that could impact Earth.
New findings published in Nature Communications show that four genes may contribute to the risk of abdominal hernias.
Earth's water may have always been on the planet instead of being brought by meteors and asteroids.
Scientists have taken a closer look at chocolate and the tree it comes from, and have traced back the origins of the plant.
The origins of man's best friend may be in Central Asia. Researchers have found that the first dogs may have been domesticated near present-day Nepal and Mongolia.
Life on Earth may have started a staggering 4.1 billion years ago, which is far earlier than scientists once thought. Researchers have found probable evidence for life at that time after studying zircons.
Researchers at Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) have traced the origins of colorectal cancer cells, showing important clues to why tumor cells are relatively harmless or metastasize, in certain cases.