Icelandic officials have declared an "uncertainty phase" because of seismic activity in Mount Hekla, one of Iceland's most active volcanoes.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk reported that a recovery ship in the Pacific Ocean has obtained the Dragon capsule, which safely returned to Earth today after a three-week mission at the International Space Station.
A locust plague of biblical proportions threatens the livelihood of some 13 million people in Madagascar, threatening the country's crop production and the food security of more than half the country's population.
High concentrations of hydrogen and methane gas detected in the breath have been linked with obesity in a new study at Ceders-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Penguin fossils found in southern Africa predate continent's oldest penguin fossils by five to seven million years and confirm that as many as four species of penguin once lived on the continent.
A new study of great tits (Parus major) correlates females' appearance to the health of her offspring.
Authorities in Shanghai said they are "basically finished" purging the city's main river of dead pigs, with the total number of recovered carcasses estimated at more than 16,000.
Sleeping will aid the brain's ability to consolidate learning when two competing tasks are learned the in the same day, according to new research from the University of Chicago.
Significant deposits of rare earth metals discovered off the coast of Japan may prove to be an industrial game-changer in the face of China's monopoly on the elements, which are vital to high-tech industries.
Researchers have developed a revolutionary wound dressing technology that can detect infection and alert physicians of the infected wound by a simple color change.
Nearly 1,000 dead ducks have been pulled from a section of the Nanhe River in Pengshan County, southwest of China's Sichuan Province, according reports.
A vial containing a virus which can cause deadly hemorrhagic fever has gone missing from a research facility in Galveston, Texas.
The upcoming Mars solar conjunction will blackout communications for nearly a month between Earth and the four NASA spacecraft on or orbiting Mars.
Observers say the solar cycle is emerging from a trough and solar activity will rise as the year goes on