The Soviet Union launched a dog known as Laika into orbit on November 3, 1957.
Researchers say the discovery adds weight to the idea Neanderthals were capable of symbolic behavior.
"The Garlock Fault has been quiet for a long time. But there's geologic evidence that there have been large earthquakes on it," the lead author of a new study said.
"We see an opportunity to invest even more in Wear OS as well as introduce Made by Google wearable devices into the market," said Google executive Rick Osterloh, announcing the deal.
While dinosaur fossils have been found across Alaska, there are very few records of these ancient animals in the Alaskan Peninsula.
The researchers assert that fears of an evil supernatural power contributes to the "behavioural immune system"—that is, it changes believers' behavior in a way that protects them from infectious diseases.
An Arctic cold front is sweeping eastwards across the the country.
From Haitian slaves to rare blood disorders and hallucinogenic plants, the mythologies of zombies, witches, vampires and werewolves are surprisingly complex.
Archaeobotanists at the University of Glasgow in Scotland have identified more than 75 species of plant frozen alongside ?tzi.
Scientists used buckets to scoop out methane bubbles from a spot in the Arctic sea.
"It's unfortunate when we lose a treasure such as the Wizard Rock," a forest ranger said in a statement.
Scientists played familiar and unfamiliar songs to a group of volunteers, and monitored their brains.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing with a road trip to some of the places that made it possible.
Once touted as an indestructible magic material, plastics have proven they are, indeed, long lasting - often ending up in our oceans, polluting reefs and killing wildlife. Here's how to help while you travel.
AI devices, heads-up displays, smart license plates and more are make drivers safer.
Apple is warning users of the iPhone 5 that they will have to update their software by November 3 or be left unable to use a slew of internet services, including iCloud and the App Store.
Nasendoscopy detected "a firm gray mass" in his nasal cavity, which turned out to be a marijuana-filled balloon he had attempted to smuggle past prison guards almost two decades earlier.
Non-profit OCEARCH tagged the shark with a monitoring device in September earlier this year.
"We aren't taking action on simply the emoji," a Facebook company spokesperson tells "Newsweek" amid reports that sexually-suggestive emoji were being outlawed on its platforms.
The shark skeleton is a short-finned mako (Isurus oxyrinchus), one of two living mako sharks.
Facebook has sued the NSO Group for allegedly perpetrating a WhatsApp hack that targeted politicians and journalists in at least three different countries.
A popular third-party genetic genealogy database is vulnerable to security risks that include impersonation of relatives, a study found.
The images show how the structures and chemicals of the different hairs differ, revealing that mushroom-shaped hairs produce the most cannabinoids and terpenes.
AM 2026-424 is the latest creepy cosmic image to be released ahead of Halloween.
Cyberattacks, spanning 16 organizations in three continents, began Sept. 16 after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced its consideration of a ban on Russian athletes from all major sporting events, including the 2020 Summer Olympic Games and the 2022 World Cup.