The space agency is hoping to launch its first manned mission to the Red Planet within the next 14 years.
Vice President Mike Pence has announced that US astronauts will walk on the lunar surface within 5 years.
Scientists now believe that humans, like birds, may be able to sense the Earth's magnetic field.
Scientists have successfully given mice the ability to see in near-infrared by injecting nanoparticles in to their eyes.
Researchers have discovered direct evidence that humans actively hunted mammoths with weapons.
Promising trials in mice have opened up the possibility of improving health and extending life in humans.
One of the three astronauts who flew to the Moon aboard Apollo 8 has criticized efforts to land humans on Mars.
A neuroscientist has identified a previously unknown part of the brain that appears to be unique to humans.
The late physicist predicted that genetic engineering will ultimately render half of the world's population obsolete.
A revolutionary new regenerative treatment that can extend human life could begin clinical trials by 2020.
A new company is planning to rejuvenate dogs with the eventual goal of attempting the same thing in humans.
In a rare case of natural selection in modern humans, the free-diving Bajau people have developed a larger spleen.
Could there have been an advanced civilization on our planet long before mankind appeared on the scene ?
Dennis Muilenburg believes that Boeing will be able to place humans on Mars before Elon Musk's SpaceX.
The ever-ambitious space firm is hoping to see humans walk on the surface of Mars within the next decade.
Two of the largest stones that make up Stonehenge may have actually been at the site for millions of years.
Elon Musk has stressed the importance of sending humans to Mars before the next 'probable' World War.
A new study has found that Neanderthals, not humans, created the world's oldest known cave paintings.
The way our ancestors hunted prey may have given them a significant advantage over the Neanderthals.
It's not only humans who favor one hand over the other - cats seem to share this preference as well.