Twelve killer whales are trapped in a small hole in a vast stretch of ice near Inukjuak, in Northern Quebec, Canada, reports The Associated Press.
NASA is all set to send a remotely piloted research aircraft this month onward over the tropical Pacific Ocean to study how warming climate is changing the Earth.
Astronomers have identified a new structure in the Milky Way galaxy called "bone".
Astronomers have discovered a large asteroid belt around the star Vega, which is the second brightest star in the northern celestial hemisphere.
The year 2012 was the warmest on record in the contiguous United States, marked by extreme weather conditions including drought, hurricane, wildfires and storms.
NASA's Kepler telescope has discovered 461 potential new planets, bringing the total number of planet candidates to 2,740 orbiting 2,036 stars.
A bidder in Japan has bought a bluefin tuna for a record price of $1.7 million (155m yen) in an auction held at Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market.
A new study reveals that the Internet contributes to about 2 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions, same as what the aviation industry emits.
Ever since its arrival on the Martian surface Aug.6 2012, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has been making interesting findings.
A detailed analysis of a Martian meteorite, found in the Sahara desert in 2011, has revealed that it contains water 10 times more than other Martian meteorites.
Scientists have discovered a strong antibiotic in the blood stream of giant pandas that can help in killing microbes like fungus and bacteria.
In a bid to reduce energy consumption and harm to the environment, Ghana has banned the importation of used refrigerators, reports BBC.
Astronomers have discovered a new comet that will pass near the sun at the end of next year.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug called Eliquis, developed for treating patients suffering from atrial fibrillation.