A NASA spacecraft recently spotted a square-shaped "hole" formed by solar wind on the surface of the Sun.
An unmanned, deep-sea research sub dubbed Nereus was lost while diving 6.2 miles (10 km) beneath the surface, and likely imploded during its mission, reports indicate.
Algenol, an up-and-coming company that specializes in algae-based biofuels, has developed and perfected its revolutionary technology, likely securing its spot as the next generation's leader in renewable energy.
Earth's mantle under Antarctica is moving at such a rapid rate it is changing the shape of the land, a new study published in the journal Earth and Planetary Science Letters explained.
A team of Philippine researchers discovered a new nickel-eating plant species that feeds on metal without being poisoned.
A deep-water creature once thought to be one of the world's largest sea anemones actually belongs to a new order of marine life.
Experts gathered May 9 at a US House of Representatives hearing called "Space Traffic Management: How to Prevent a Real Life Gravity," warning others of the imminent dangers space debris poses to space travelers and satellite operation if rules aren't established to control these whizzing pieces of metal.
A band of 24 new species of mummy-making wasps was recently discovered in Ecuador by a team of scientists, who published their findings in the journal ZooKeys.
In a genetic analysis published Thursday in the journal Cell, an international team of scientists unveiled the reasons why polar bears, eating their fill of blubbery marine mammals, can survive a high-fat diet.
A new study claims that regularly eating fruits and vegetables may reduce your stroke risk, and gives truth to the old saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away."
A new study by the American Humane Association (AHA) is launching what advocates say is the first clinical trial of the effects of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) on young cancer patients and their families.
An astonishing new study claims that hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the category-5 storms that hammered New Orleans in 2005, may have been responsible for up to half of all recorded stillbirths in the city's worst hit areas. Housing displacement due to the storms' aftermath is also in part to blame.
The Moon was once rocked by a violent collision that eventually led to the tilt in its present orientation, according to new research published in the journal Nature Geoscience.
NASA scientists have successfully replicated, here on Earth, the processes that form interstellar dust in the atmosphere of a red giant star.