'Alien' octopus genome sheds fresh light on evolution
'Alien' octopus genome sheds fresh light on evolution

 In a first, an international team of researchers has sequenced the whole genome of an octopus, revealing unique genomic features that likely played a role in the evolution of traits such as large complex nervous systems and adaptive camouflage.

Neill Blomkamp unveils 'Alien' concept art
Neill Blomkamp unveils 'Alien' concept art

Filmmaker Neill Blomkamp is excited to work on the future "Alien" sequel and has teased fans with an early look at his upcoming movie.

Overcast morning, scorching afternoon is daily forecast for alien planets
Overcast morning, scorching afternoon is daily forecast for alien planets

Weather on Earth is way better that on some alien worlds, because as per a new report, there the daily forecast is cloudy, overcast skies in the morning and scorching heat in the afternoon.

NASA officially launches project to find alien life
NASA officially launches project to find alien life

The US space agency has launched an ambitious project to hunt for signs of life beyond our solar system.

55-year-old NASA snap captured alien spacecraft

An "unexplained" object seen in an 1960 image taken by a NASA probe could be an alien spacecraft, claims a UFO enthusiast.

Be ready to witness alien life by 2025: NASA
Be ready to witness alien life by 2025: NASA

If one is to believe in NASA, humanity is likely to witness the first signs of alien life in the next 10 years or so.

UFO conspiracy theorist claims to have seen nine-foot alien on space shuttle
UFO conspiracy theorist claims to have seen nine-foot alien on space shuttle

A UFO conspiracy theorist Clark McClelland who had claimed to be a NASA veteran, has said that he saw a nine-foot alien on the space shuttle.

New 'Alien' film will ignore last two sequels: director

Director Neill Blomkamp, who is working on a script for a new 'Alien' film, says his sequel will ignore the events from the last two movies of the franchise.

New 'Alien' movie confirmed

A new 'Alien' movie is on the way and will be helmed by 'District 9' director Neill Blomkamp.

NASA posters depict alien worlds
NASA posters depict alien worlds

NASA has released three exoplanet posters in order to stir the public's curiosity about exoplanets discovered by the Kepler space telescope.

JJ Abrams producing alien movie?
JJ Abrams producing alien movie?

Filmmaker JJ Abrams is reportedly producing a top-secret untitled alien flick at Sony Pictures through Bad Robot.

Brits report sighting 'aliens' to Defense ministry

2000 people in Britain from 2000 -2009 have reported alien sightings to the Ministry of Defence (MoD), while in Wigan, spaceships have reportedly been spotted in the sky on 17 different occasions.

One third of Brits believe Lady Gaga is an alien: Poll
One third of Brits believe Lady Gaga is an alien: Poll

More than two thirds of people in the UK believe aliens are out there and almost a third believe American pop star Lady Gaga is one of them.

Alien on the moon is just dust: NASA scientist

A famous image showing an alien walking on the moon is simply "dust, an eyelash or scratch on the negative" of the film that took the image, NASA has said.

Water droplets show way for alien life

Researchers have found extremely small habitats on the Earth itself that increase the potential for life existng on other planets while offering a way to clean up oil spills.

Halle Berry believes in alien

Hollywood actress Halle Berry believes that there are other life forms in other planets.

Google Earth captures `UFO` with alien in US

A UFO was reportedly captured on Google Earth with an `alien` poking its head out to have a look around.

Mysterious flying saucer-shaped object spotted hovering over UK college

A woman in UK has revealed that she spotted a flying saucer-shaped object hovering over a nearby college on a live weather webcam feed.

New technique may advance search for alien life

Astronomers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a new technique that could help detect the telltale chemical signs of extraterrestrial life in the atmosphere of an alien world.

Alien life may have evolved just after Big Bang

Exoplanets may have been teeming with alien microbial life just 15 million years after the Big Bang, according to a Harvard scientist.