An artist's rendering shows the newly discovered planet Gliese 581g in the foreground with its parent star in the background.

Newly Discovered ‘Goldilocks’ Planet Has Potential for Life


Scientists are always on the lookout for planets with the right conditions for liquid water and life. Now, American astronomers have discovered Gliese 581g, a…read more

Ten years ago, scientists mapped the human genome in a feat that was called the most significant scientific discovery since evolution. Today, researchers continue to uncover secrets behind human DNA and how it functions.

The Human Genome Project, A Decade Later


Ten years ago, top scientists from around the world participating in the Human Genome Project declared that they had cracked almost the entire human genetic…read more

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