New research suggests particles colliding with our atmosphere may bring life to Earth and send microscopic earthlings elsewhere.
The next Mars rover could ride across the alien planet on a new kind of tire that remembers its shape after running over rocks.
New research suggests another possible origin for mysterious, recurring streaks in the Martian landscape.
The asteroid, discovered last month, lives up to its alien reputation as scientists reveal its bizarre traits and give it a proper name.
In hospitals and elder care centers, companion bots might make a variety of experiences less painful or lonely.
Commentary: An institute backed by Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk offers a graphic warning against machines that decide whom to kill.
For a new exhibit, artists bring creatures to colorful life though objects that are part toys, part art and part science.
These absurdist sculptures of people and animals explore the intersection of art and engineering -- and tell playful little tales while they're at it.
Jupiter's stormy atmosphere does its best impression of a hellscape in an eye-popping Juno spacecraft image.
Go thank your pooch, then take it for a brisk walk. Swedish research shows that dog owners are less likely to die of cardiovascular disease.
Some of the fastest shooting stars of the year are set to sizzle Friday night and Saturday morning.
40 percent of Detroit residents don't have any access to internet at all.
Cameras that make great holiday gifts
Let them start the new year with a step up in photo and video quality from a phone.