For the first time, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has drilled into a flat, veiny rock and collected a sample from its interior.
The Sierra Madre Mountain Range on the Philippine island of Luzon boasts of more than 100 species of reptiles and amphibians.
A rare pygmy sperm whale, which washed ashore the Cayman Islands Thursday, has died.
A new study has confirmed the theory that change in modern species diversity across mountains in the tropics is greater than in temperate latitudes.
Turtles delay laying their eggs until they find a safe environment, reveals a new study.
A new study suggests that the reintroduction of wolves in Yellowstone National Park is not enough to restore the park's ecosystem.
Salmon use the Earth's magnetic field to navigate in open water as they locate their river of origin to breed.
Russian explorers claimed that they have created a record in diving to the bottom of Labynkyr - one of the world's coldest lakes.
Britain's new Antarctic research station has officially been opened Wednesday, the British Antarctic Survey announced.
Common mole, the critter that disrupts gardens, can sniff out its prey using stereo scent, according to a new study.
Aphids can land on their feet after falling from the plants they feed on, reveals a new study.
A new study finds that wild African elephants living in unprotected areas have higher levels of stress.
Tadpoles, larva of a frog or a toad, may help in maintaining the ecosystem of freshwater streams, according to a new study.
Furry coral crabs are helping Great Barrier Reef coral to combat white syndrome disease, reveals a new study.