Nature World News reported just yesterday of a mysterious Egyptian cemetery that holds over a million mummies. But now the Egyptian antiquities ministry has come out refuting these claims, saying the "million mummies" study is false.
A new lizard species has been created in a lab, a breakthrough in genetics research considering the hybrid offspring are not only fertile, but can essentially clone themselves, a new study describes.
A ghostly new species has set the record for the world's deepest fish, after it and a host of other creatures were recently discovered in the darkest depths of the ocean yet in the Western Pacific's Mariana Trench.
The Abominable Snowman is something of a world-famous legend, and as most of these high-profile legends go, there are always scientists trying to debunk them. Now, recent DNA analyses of hair from two "yetis" has caused one lab to refute the claims of another concerning the legendary creature's true nature.
As scientists continue to monitor the Arctic for changes in the face of climate change, they recently discovered some staggering new information - temperatures in the region are rising twice as fast as anywhere else on Earth, a new NOAA-led report says.
Reports have come in that officials from the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZPWMA) have taken several dozen baby elephants away from their parents, in preparation to ship them to unspecified zoos. This has earned a significant amount of public outcry, even as some hard questions are being asked.
If diamonds truly are a girl's best friend, an unusual formation recently found in Russia may be the friendliest rock in the world. The rock, small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, was found to contain a stunning 30,000 tiny diamonds and could provide important clues to Earth's geologic history.
To add to the list of factors wreaking havoc on the polluted Great Lakes, an invasive snail species carrying parasites is killing some aquatic birds in the region, and spreading fast, according to reports.
California has been suffering from a three-year-drought that is the worst the region has seen in more than a millennium. Now an analysis conducted by NASA has revealed that in order for the state to recover from its current predicament, it's going to have to gain 11 trillion gallons of water back somehow.
A group of water-starved Southwestern Pond turtles, a "species of special concern," was recently saved from California's ongoing drought as part of a rescue mission from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
If you're a pet lover with a tender heart you may want to look away. An escaped exotic African cat was unfortunately struck by a vehicle last Sunday night near Otter Point, Canada. The animal had been keeping locals on edge after it was spotted in the Sook area earlier this weekend, as it was far larger than your average house cat.
Just in time for the holidays, the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago received a present early in the form of a baby bottlenose dolphin.
The problem of Asian carp invading the Great Lakes and outcompeting local fish populations for food has been an ongoing one, so Friday the US Congress called for a temporary solution to strengthen defenses and protect native fish until a more permanent plan can be agreed upon.
One of the last northern white rhinos in the world has died, leaving only five remaining. Thankfully, it was a natural death, with the reportedly comfortable San Diego Zoo resident passing on at the ripe age of 44 years old.