A high-speed coronal mass ejection erupted from the sun and is blazing in the direction of Earth at speeds of 900 miles per second.
New York adopts a new plan to sterilize the city's rat population.
It isn't just genetics or diet that raises the risk of high blood pressure, but even exposure to certain chemicals raises risk of hypertension even before birth. A new study has shown that DDT exposure in the womb raises high blood pressure risk in women.
Sri Lankans have December 29, 2012, deeply engraved in their memory. That day - better yet, that night - many witnessed a fireball lighting up the skies over the province of Polonnaruwa, spraying fragments across the countryside.
Australian authorities announced Monday that they found and destroyed a giant African snail in Brisbane.
Tropical forests won't lose as many plants due to global warming as were projected by previous research, says a new study. Researchers say that tropical forests are more resilient to global warming previously thought.
Russian researchers are withdrawing earlier statements that they had found a new type of bacteria, seemingly unrelated to all known organisms on the planet, from the ancient subglacial Lake Vostok. It turns out they are just contaminants.
An earthquake has shaken a wide swath of Southern California with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 on Monday morning. There have been no reports of damages caused by the earthquake.
Delegates at an internal conservationist meeting in Bangkok this week have voted to clamp down on the shark trade used primarily for the infamous shark fin soup popular in Asia, and added five shark species to a protected list in efforts to save them from being wiped out by overfishing.
New research shows that climate change has already altered seasons and vegetation in the Arctic, making them more like the southern regions.
Stonehenge is one of most famous prehistoric sites in the world and till today, it has been a great mystery as to its origins. British researchers have proposed a new theory, suggesting that it may have started as a giant burial ground for elite families around 3000 B.C.
A deadly Red Tide bloom has been killing many manatees daily and the algae bloom keep continue for a while according to Tampa Bay Times.
$1 million in pot was found on a deserted stretch of California coastline near Vandenberg Air Force Base, and the owner has not come forth to claim the stash. Most likely, they won't.
Global temperatures are warmer today than at any time in the past 4,000 years, scientists said Thursday in a new study, and by 2100, they are likely to surpass levels not seen on Earth since before the last ice age.