This is the first time researchers have done an in-depth analysis of ancient DNA from western Central Africa.
Lewis Pugh, a celebrated endurance swimmer, will attempt what he describes as his toughest swim to date in an effort to bring attention to environmental issues.
The Bulletin adjusted the clock to reflect human-caused threats such as nuclear weapons and accelerated global warming.
"This is the first ever discovery of ancient human brain remains, vitrified by heat," one expert said.
Researchers are concerned that huge pulses of carbon emissions from devastating wildfires could overwhelm natural reservoirs that store carbon dioxide.
Melting ice from climate change could release the pathogens into the environment, one researcher said, calling it a "worst-case scenario."
With a record $10 billion in political advertising at stake, the news industry is expanding operations to all corners — from broadcasting live campaign events to offering daily news shows on entertainment platforms.
The "abort demonstration" assessed how well SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule can survive in the event of a catastrophic rocket failure.
The FBI's efforts to push Apple to unlock phones have caused alarm among technology industry veterans and academics who see a broader effort to reduce privacy and introduce backdoors.
An NBC News producer gained access to an underground operation in Los Angeles where dealers were selling bulk amounts of bootleg THC vape cartridges.
The proposed class-action lawsuit was filed in federal court and is based entirely on previously secret documents that NBC News obtained last year.
"If we're going to stop the climate crisis, we need tech and social media companies like YouTube to be part of the solution, not part of the problem," a Greenpeace spokesperson said.
Philadelphia Energy Solutions is just one of a dozen refineries across the U.S. that have consistently exceeded the EPA's "action level" for benzene.
The hashtag was used by many well-followed accounts that sought to downplay any division between Sanders and Warren, in turn boosting the trend.
A satellite traced the movement of the smoke and produced an image Monday showing areas in Australia where the smoke had reached its place of origin.
The data is a closely watched indicator of the Earth's changing climate, particularly as projections for future years anticipate the trend to continue.
Diego, a giant tortoise native to the Galapagos Islands, is retiring from a captive breeding program that helped increase his species' population on Española Island.
Pyrocumulonimbus clouds, or pyroCbs, can generate thunder, lightning and tornado-force winds, in addition to belching out burning embers.
NBC News analyzed four popular dating apps, including Tinder and Hinge, finding each collect a range of personal information.
The decision to alert Microsoft — and to hold a press call with reporters about it — is a departure from the way the NSA operated just a couple years ago.
Data protection, copy right, and digital tax. As the EU tries to regulate internet sectors big American companies boost their lobbying in the European capital
The move is meant to offer users greater control over their digital footprints and enhance user privacy, but critics worry it further entrenches Google's dominance.
Some of the ancient grains are billions of years older than our sun.
Before you even step inside, one "smart" car will set your seat to the right position, turn on your favorite tunes, and program the GPS for your next destination.
We may not have our own flying cars — yet — but at least we can talk to our faucets.
The newly minted astronauts are the first to receive their pins under the space agency's Artemis program.