A group of young school children reportedly discovered a 7,000-year-old Chinchorro mummy while on an archaeology field trip in northern Chile over the holiday weekend.
Nine scientists were just awarded the Kavli prize - a hopeful rival of the Nobel Prize - which awards for seminal advances in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience, and neuroscience.
SpaceX will be unveiling their manned version of the SpaceX Dragon tonight. The Dragon V2 has been designed to transport live human cargo to and from the International Space Station (ISS), making it the second craft to taxi men and women to the station since the retirement of NASA's shuttle program in 2011.
Seafloor experts have just created a new ocean map detailing underwater terrain where the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 might be located. The new view could also shed light on what type of underwater vehicles might be used to find the missing airplane and where any debris from the crash might have ended up.
For the first time, carbon dioxide (CO2) levels have reached a record-breaking milestone, its monthly concentrations topping 400 parts per million (ppm) in April throughout the Northern Hemisphere, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reports.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, now a UN diplomat, said Tuesday that cities and their mayor hold the key to confronting climate change.
A fake CNN iReport that saw more than 300,000 hits before being taken down by the news agency claimed that a "Manhattan-sized" asteroid was headed for Earth and would make impact by 2041.
Rescue teams still turned up empty Monday in their search for three men after a ridge saturated with rain collapsed, sending mud sliding for three miles in a remote area near the Grand Mesa National Forest in western Colorado, The Associated Press (AP) reported.
An estimated 18,000 bees have been just 'evicted' from their home on the Upper West Side of New York City, only to move into a swanky new hive on the roof of the Waldorf-Astoria hotel, local media reports.
The "joystick" assembly from the fourth manned US lunar landing was bought at a whopping $610,063 in an online auction. This sets an apparent new record for the most ever paid for a space-travel antique collectable.
Whales need beware, because according to a recent NOAA report ships along the East Coast are hitting more of the large mammals.
The mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus is spreading across the Caribbean and portions of the Americas at an alarming rate, resulting in more than 65,000 suspected and confirmed cases, according to the Pan-American Health Organization.
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, one of the agency's four "Great Observatories," may be closing its doors forever, if funding can't be scrounged up to go the project's way.
A museum dedicated to showing off evidence supporting Creationism is unveiling an unusual new exhibit this Memorial Day weekend - a 30-foot long 10-foot high dinosaur skeleton. The perfectly preserved Allosaurus skeleton, the museum claims, is evidence that Noah's flood actually happened.