Trappist-1 planets may have formed from chunks of melting ice
A new theory explains why the planets are so close together and similar in size.
Scientists take a big step toward creating custom organisms
They've found a method for rewriting large chunks of DNA.
Most habitable planets may be completely covered in water
Simulations suggest that Earth's ideal mix of land and sea is rare.
Scientists find a low-cost way to build genomes from scratch
It could lead to reference genomes for virtually every living thing.
Dwarf star's atmosphere holds the ingredients for life
It hints that the conditions for life could be more common than you think.
'Coloring Book' is the first streaming-only album up for a Grammy
Chance the Rapper has been nominated for four awards in total.
Time's Life VR immerses you in documentaries
You can see what it was like to rescue children in occupied France, or discover the thrill of a classic race car.
Researchers produce healthy mice without using fertilized eggs
It could expand the range of people who can have kids.
There's a potentially habitable planet just one star over
Proxima b is only four light years away, and it's about the same size as Earth.