The Japanese mission Hayabusa2 said farewell to the asteroid the probe spent a year and a half studying, and scientists have now announced some intriguing trends they noticed in the spacecraft’s photos.
A ‘magic mushroom’ nasal spray has been designed to make microdosing easier for people trying to treat their PTSD or depression.
New Zealand has announced it will be holding a voter referendum next year on the legalisation of cannabis.
None of the mainstream theories which attempt to account for these great extinctions are entirely satisfactory.
When humans started to tame dogs, cats, sheep, and cattle, they may have continued a tradition that started with a completely different animal: us.
Of all the galaxies observed by astronomers, barely any are as strange or geometrically unique as Hoag’s Object.
For the first time ever, astronomers have spotted evidence of an exoplanet circling a superdense stellar corpse known as a white dwarf, a new study reports.
A spacecraft buzzing past the Sun has caught the best-ever glimpse of the birthplace of the solar wind — the stream of energized particles that floods outwards from the star.
When astronomers discovered the first exoplanet around a normal star 2 decades ago, there was joy—and bewilderment.
Stars and comets make unlikely dance partners. Their gravitational partnership is one that astronomers have long suspected but have never seen — until now.
A non-profit medical research centre, the Usona Institute, has received Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of psilocybin for major depressive disorder (MDD).
The jawbone of a little-known form of ancient human has been discovered in western China. Scientists say these people lived as long as 150,000 years ago, and they were part of a group called Denisovans.
The ancestors of the people who built Stonehenge travelled west across the Mediterranean before reaching Britain, a study has shown.
Ancient Australia’s super-sized animals, the megafauna, became extinct about 42,000 years ago, but the role of humans in their demise has been debated for decades.
A young pup that spent 18,000 years buried in Siberian permafrost looks remarkably lifelike and pettable — for a freeze-dried mummy.
An ancient and mysterious tomb has been shown from space in an image taken with NASA’s Terra satellite.