The coronal mass ejection that flew by Earth at some 900 miles per second produced a minor geomagnetic storm, which in-turn produced some particularly lovely northern lights.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced yesterday that he plans to take action in protecting the Ross Sea.
Tourists feeding stingrays have changed the creatures' feeding habits along with behavior and mating habits, a new study finds. Researchers say the research finding raises questions about the impact of interactive tourism on marine wildlife, reports e!sciencenews.
Planktons near the surface of water have more carbon than was previously believed, according to a new study. Researchers argue that the scientific models that estimate the amount of carbon dioxide in water need to be revised as data on phytoplankton has shown that these planktons soak-up double the amount of carbon dioxide than estimated.
A high-speed coronal mass ejection erupted from the sun and is blazing in the direction of Earth at speeds of 900 miles per second.
New York adopts a new plan to sterilize the city's rat population.
It isn't just genetics or diet that raises the risk of high blood pressure, but even exposure to certain chemicals raises risk of hypertension even before birth. A new study has shown that DDT exposure in the womb raises high blood pressure risk in women.
Sri Lankans have December 29, 2012, deeply engraved in their memory. That day - better yet, that night - many witnessed a fireball lighting up the skies over the province of Polonnaruwa, spraying fragments across the countryside.
Australian authorities announced Monday that they found and destroyed a giant African snail in Brisbane.
Tropical forests won't lose as many plants due to global warming as were projected by previous research, says a new study. Researchers say that tropical forests are more resilient to global warming previously thought.
Russian researchers are withdrawing earlier statements that they had found a new type of bacteria, seemingly unrelated to all known organisms on the planet, from the ancient subglacial Lake Vostok. It turns out they are just contaminants.
An earthquake has shaken a wide swath of Southern California with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 on Monday morning. There have been no reports of damages caused by the earthquake.
Delegates at an internal conservationist meeting in Bangkok this week have voted to clamp down on the shark trade used primarily for the infamous shark fin soup popular in Asia, and added five shark species to a protected list in efforts to save them from being wiped out by overfishing.