Little is known about tropical parasitic wasps in the subfamily Orthocentrinae besides their gruesome lifestyle. They lay their single egg in the body of a fly maggot and as the baby wasp larva grows, it eats the body of its host from the inside out.
Nations hoping to curb global warming face a quandary: Economic growth means more planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions.
A letter in which Albert Einstein dismissed the idea of God as a product of human weakness is being sold on eBay for a starting price of $3 million.
A privately owned rocket is set to blast off Sunday night with a space station cargo ship named Dragon.
An unmanned private spacecraft is counting down to launch the first commercial delivery to the International Space Station tonight (Oct. 7), marking a major shift in how NASA sends supplies and gear to the orbiting lab.
Ice cream is blasting off for the crew of the International Space Station (ISS).
Skywatchers in the eastern United States have an opportunity to spot the launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on an International Space Station resupply flight on Sunday night (Oct. 7), weather permitting.