What is dead don't always stay dead in space. Scientists discovered that a very specific series of events could result in burned out stars getting a quick burst of life from black hole activity.
Elephants are large animals, but they've proven to be more impervious to cancer. In a new study, scientists explain that this is partly due to a once-dead gene called LIF6.
As Yale University scientists successfully reanimated over 100 pig brains, questions arise in the ethics of resurrection. Researchers said the process could be done on primates, including humans.
A team from Historic England and the University of Southampton has found a pit on the village and discovered horrific evidence that the villagers burn and chop up bodies of the dead before burying them.
A usual zombie story would mean running for your lives against these walking dead creatures or else you'd get bitten and infected and ended up being a zombie as well. Considering the probabilities, the extent of infection, and the time needed to turn a whole city into a legion of zombies, a model says Chicago will only need less than 60 days.
The "wild animal" is yet to be located and identified, but officials believe it might be rabid and a carrier of a disease.
Some pollinating leafhoppers may be transmitting deadly bacteria to flowering plants. When infected, the plants are unable to blossom and sexual reproduction is prevented turning them into the living dead.
The soul-sucking "dementor" wasp is just one of 139 new and unusual species discovered in the Greater Mekong region in 2014, and with this area under attack from human activities, a new report highlights the need to protect such bizarre creatures.
In a day and age where zombies can be regularly found on TV, the silver screen, and even in video games, it's easy to argue that they are anything but rare. But what about radioactive and howling space zombies? Peering into the heart of the Milky Way galaxy, that appears to be exactly what one of NASA's impressive space telescopes has found, the details of which are published in a recent study.