The average global temperatures in the past decade are higher than it has ever been in the last 11,300 years, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Science.
Through a convergence of the ancient mythology meets reality, scientists say they have discovered evidence of the Viking sunstone, the mythical navigational aid Viking mariners used to travel from northern Europe to North America.
According to a new fossil analysis modern dogs were around 33,000 years ago which is about 18,000 years earlier than many scientists believe man first domesticated dogs.
Mount Etna in Italy erupted on Tuesday evening, shooting hot ash and lava into the night sky, making an elaborate spectacle which was caught on camera. Mount Etna eruptions are frequent, with its most recent eruption occurring on Feb. 28, often causing Italian Airlines and other airlines travelling in and out the country to experience delays.
Volcanoes releasing sulfur dioxide in the atmosphere are the reason behind the temperature not rising as high as expected between years 2000 and 2010, according to a new study.
Ships, as early as 2050, can sail over the North Pole without the need of specialized equipment.
According to a new study, elephants in Africa are slowly going extinct. Researchers estimate that in Central Africa, there has been a 62 percent decline in the number of African forest elephants over the past 10 years.
Arabian Sea humpback whales could be singing a more simplified version of their calls compared to humpback whales located elsewhere.
Scientists have discovered a 40-pound meteorite in eastern Antarctica - the largest space rock found in nearly 25 years.
Researchers have discovered several new species of marine mammlas at Madang Lagoon in Papua New Guinea.
A new study finds that some Australian native flowers evolved color spectral signatures to attract bird pollinators.
Critically endangered leatherback sea turtles are facing an extinction risk within 20 years if conservation efforts are not expanded.
A new study finds that ship noise increases the metabolic rates of crabs, indicating higher levels of stress.
The U.S. government will air-drop poisonous dead mice on the jungles of Guam, to reduce the invasive brown tree snakes' population.