The powerful earthquake occurred at 8:28 a.m. local time near New Zealand's Kermadec Islands.
The Gulf Stream, one of Earth's major climate-regulating currents, is flowing slower now than it has in 1600 years. Climate change could kill it.
Sesame seed-sized hybrids of human and Neanderthal brains sparked briefly to life in a laboratory, offering tantalizing clues as to how the organs have evolved over millennia.
Scientists have identified the earliest primates from tiny fossilized teeth, revealing that our ancient ancestors likely lived alongside the dinosaurs in North America.
A new form of active matter known as swirlonic matter clumps together in quasi-particles that bend the laws of physics.
Alligators often 'snorkel' during cold snaps, so they don't become trapped underwater without access to air.
If you are perplexed by reports of unidentified aerial phenomena and possible visitations of alien spacecraft, you can take action with do-it-yourself sky-monitoring gear.
In AI-generated animations, faces that were once frozen in time blink, turn their heads and even smile.