Two Australian surfers are trying to tackle the planet's water pollution problem head-on, by developing a device that functions as an automated floating trash bin for the world's oceans.
With the first round of the Drone Racing League's Level 1 race finished, eight pilots will compete for a spot in the finals.
Travelers returning from countries with known Zika virus outbreaks should practice safe sex, according to the CDC.
Pollen — the pesky, sneeze-inducing stuff that makes allergy sufferers everywhere miserable — could be the next greatest thing in battery research, according to a new study.
The moon illuminates the Mediterranean Sea in unusual ways in a photograph taken by an astronaut on the International Space Station.
A massive winter storm that slammed the U.S. East Coast last weekend dumped so much white stuff on the ground that the extensive snow cover was clearly visible from space.
The beetle mimic cockroach gives live birth, and one researcher from the University of Cincinnati figured out what was happening on the genetic level.
Creating smoky clouds easily visible from space, the bushfire in Yarloop, Australia was wild and deadly at the beginning of January.
If you want to stick to your New Year's resolutions, psychologists find that questioning your behavior, not stating your intentions, will help you out.
The Gulf of Mexico got a taste of the "red tide" earlier this month, and beaches all along the Gulf Coast were closed to keep people safe from potential health risks.
If you've ever wanted to go birding, the Christmas Bird Count is the perfect time to get a look at some rare and local birds.
Northeastern China is covered in hazy pollution clouds, according to satellite images taken by NASA, which have created health hazards for many Chinese citizens.
Not many people can say they have traveled to the edge of space, but a team of scientists and engineers is daring to join those ranks.
An ozone hole larger than the North American continent was observed over Antarctica by researchers at the German Aerospace Center. It's the first time the ozone hole has been this large since 2006.
Scientists are one step closer to developing life-like prosthetics: A research team from Stanford University has created artificial skin that allows brains cells to "feel."
The man-made fires in Borneo have hit orangutans hard, displacing them from their homes and exposing the animals to enough smoke to make them susceptible to respiratory problems.
Engineers and designers worked together to create an eco-friendly swimsuit that can help wearers clean up the ocean one stroke at a time.