In a breakthrough study, researchers have created a renewable form of energy from the bacteria E. coli.
Venomous snakes are scary when they're alive, and now reports say they can still deliver a dangerous bite even after they're dead.
Mountain forests are growing increasingly vulnerable to climate change, and as a result changes in their ecology are threatening California's water supply, according to new research.
A hundred years ago on Monday, the once prosperous passenger pigeon became extinct.
Part ape, part human, for decades the myths about Bigfoot have been highly controversial and widely debated. However, a large footprint recently discovered in Mississippi raises suggestions that the tracks belong to Bigfoot, and is possible evidence of the creature's existence.
This September will be a skywatcher's delight as the third supermoon of this year, along with Mars, Saturn, and some of the evening's brightest stars, will be visible in the sky throughout the month.
Five geckos sent into orbit on a Russian space satellite as part of a breeding experiment have all died, the Russian space agency reports.
Asian camel crickets with a voracious appetite for just about anything - including each other - have now invaded homes across the eastern United States, researchers report.
Everyone wants to know what the secret to a long, healthy life is, and now researchers may have found the answer from an unlikely source. Naked mole rats, it seems, are able to defy aging due to certain cells that enhance protein integrity, according to a new study.
Combating climate change may be as simple as changing our diets, according to a new study.
Climate change and warming waters, according to a new study, threaten Nevada's endangered pupfish.
There are only 78 killer whales left in Puget Sound, and their numbers continue to decline.
While it may seem peculiar, horseshoe crabs are changing the game of medical research, as scientists have discovered a key protein found in their blood.
A volcanic supereruption at Yellowstone National Park, while unlikely, is possible within the next few centuries. And though it may sound bad, the aftermath would not be catastrophic, according to a new study.
Astronomers may have finally settled a long-standing controversy when it comes to the Pleiades, a famous star cluster. They've accurately measured the distance from our planet to the star cluster - within one percent - which may correct models of star formation.