The Takagoyama Nature Zoo in Chiba prefecture, Japan, has culled 57 snow monkeys under their care after discovering that they are carrying the genes of an "invasive alien species."
A miniature Egyptian mummy from the Maidstone Museum, thought to be the remains of a bird, is hiding a dark secret. Researchers have discovered that the mummy was in fact a human fetus that's thought to have died from miscarriage.
Global warming has been affecting different members of the environment, including shellfish. A new study has revealed that the warming waters could trigger the rise of toxins in shellfish, which is a health hazard for humans.
Have you ever heard of a uterine rupture? A recent report from the New England Journal of Medicine reveals of a case of a fetus managing to survive despite his legs poking through his mother's uterus.
What could be the coincidence that the famous actor of BBC's hit TV series "Sherlock Holmes," Benedict Cumberbatch, is in fact, related to Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle? There's a big chance, according experts from ancestry.com.
Have you ever dreamed of swimming with the creatures in the deep blue sea? You might want to think again after seeing these alien-looking fish caught by a Russian fisherman from the deep sea.
A team of physicists from CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, has made a major breakthrough in antimatter research. The group has succesfully produced antimatter using a powerful magnetic trap.
In an extremely rare footage, a drone video has captured two adult female killer whales feasting on two young sharks in Monterey Bay, Califonia.
NASA scientists has revealed that Ceres, a dwarf planet located between Mars and Jupiter, has lots of water deposits on its icy surface.
A new study from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has found out that talking hands-free on a mobile phone while behind the wheel, though not considered illegal, is equally distracting as using a handheld mobile phones.
A team of researchers from the University of Arizona has revealed that runners' brains, just like musicians, are more connected than everyone else. This new discovery may show that running could affect brain structure and function.
Spiders are not the only animals that produce sticky substances to trap their food. According to a new study, the larvae of a glowworm group called Arachnocampa can also secrete adhesive substances that form like long lines of tiny droplets to prey insects.
The December Supermoon, the final lunar event of the year, has been expected by people around the globe. The supermoon or "cold moon" happened on Tuesday and stargazers took this opportunity to snap great photographs of the rare celestial event. Here are some astonishing photos of the highly anticipated December supermoon taken from different parts of the world.
Researchers from University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center have discovered that nanoparticles could be a solution to making breast cancer treatments more effective as it can slow down tumor growth, sensitize cancer cells and stop breast cancer from spreading.
One of the world's most elusive whale surfaced for the first time on the great barrier reef. Passengers aboard a dive boat spotted the omura whale two weeks ago, but the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority just confirmed its identity yesterday.