When Britain broke away from Europe, the whole world was rocked. But it turns out, it wasn't even the first time.
Our moon may have been the product of multiple mini-moons merging after several objects crashed into Earth and dissolved into bits and pieces.
Recent satellite data indicates the world's largest canyon may be hiding under the Antarctic ice sheet. A preliminary analysis revealed a massive chasm may be buried below, perhaps connected to an undiscovered subglacial lake.
More than 17,000 marine species, including whales, sharks, rays and fish, remain threatened due to a lack of marine protected areas.
Researchers may have finally found a cure for the deadly chytrid fungus plaguing wild amphibians. This infectious skin disease has affected over 700 species worldwide, but now scientists may be one step closer to conserving threatened populations.
Crocodilians include a variety of modern and ancient alligators, crocodiles and their relatives. A team of researchers recently examined how the diverse species responded to past climate changes and how they might cope in the future.