A pack of stray dogs killed at least 31 endangered blackbucks at a zoological park in the city of Kanpur, India.
Chip-maker Intel has presented scientist Stephen Hawking with a special gift for his 71st birthday - a silicon "wafer".
Disturbed habitats are causing increased stress levels and resulting in poor diets for monkeys.
Belgium is planning to build an artificial island in the North Sea to store wind energy.
A rare Nepalese red panda has been born in Auckland Zoo, New Zealand.
Analysis of a new fossil of an ancient walrus throws doubt on claims that it was a "killer" preying on marine mammals.
A new study has found that cats can mimic human habits (good or bad) and adapt to their owners' lifestyle.
Fossilized tracks of a dinosaur stampede in Australia were actually tracks made by swimming animals rather than by running animals.
New images of the McLaughlin Crater on Mars provide evidence of a wet underground environment on the red planet
A team of scientists from the European Space Agency has discovered a river-like structure on the Martian surface.
The National Press club of South Africa announced rhinos as the newsmaker of the year 2012, following extensive media coverage.
Very Large Array captures image of a watery-looking nebula resembling the Florida manatee.
To demonstrate first laser communication, the image of Mona Lisa was beamed to a spacecraft orbiting the moon.
A colorful new lizard species has been discovered in southern Vietnam.