The year 2012 was one of the 10 warmest years on record since 1880, NASA scientists announced Tuesday.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is ready to begin drilling for the first time into a flat rock with pale veins.
Florida launched its month-long "Python Challenge" Saturday, in a bid to get rid of the Burmese pythons invading Florida Everglades.
Russian researchers announced that they have successfully retrieved clean samples from Lake Vostok in Antarctica.
The first open access world atlas on renewable energy was unveiled by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) during a meeting in Abu Dhabi Sunday.
NASA has signed a $17.8 million contract with Bigelow Aerospace to provide an expandable module to the international space station.
Fish do not feel pain, as they lack the necessary brain system and sensory receptors.
The population of the Pacific bluefin tuna has declined by nearly 97 percent.
Passengers on a Qantas flight were stunned to see a scrub python clinging on to the plane's wing
A team of astronomers have discovered the largest structure ever seen in the universe - a large quasar group (LQG).
A new study sheds light on the migratory routes of European eels.
A record number of 688 rhinoceros were killed last year in South Africa, according to latest statistics released by the government.
Thee asteroid Apophis will not cause any impact on Earth when it passes in 2036, says NASA.
A dozen killer whales trapped under sea ice in Quebec, Canada, have freed themselves after the floating ice shifted on Hudson Bay.