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.
New research shows that climate change has already altered seasons and vegetation in the Arctic, making them more like the southern regions.
Stonehenge is one of most famous prehistoric sites in the world and till today, it has been a great mystery as to its origins. British researchers have proposed a new theory, suggesting that it may have started as a giant burial ground for elite families around 3000 B.C.
A deadly Red Tide bloom has been killing many manatees daily and the algae bloom keep continue for a while according to Tampa Bay Times.
$1 million in pot was found on a deserted stretch of California coastline near Vandenberg Air Force Base, and the owner has not come forth to claim the stash. Most likely, they won't.
Global temperatures are warmer today than at any time in the past 4,000 years, scientists said Thursday in a new study, and by 2100, they are likely to surpass levels not seen on Earth since before the last ice age.
According to a new study, climate change may already be driving lizards to extinction. Researchers say that the downfall of lizards may be due to the way global warming is affecting their reproduction.
Bees and humans share a love for something previously unimagined, caffeine. Scientists said in a study released Thursday that bees get a caffeine boost from some naturally caffeine-laced plants which enhance their learning process and boosts their long-term memory.
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.