Adding speed bumps to a road in a national park in Zanzibar has reduced the number of collisions between cars and one of Africa's rarest primates.
Scientists in China have discovered a new species of deadly snake and have named it after a shape-shifting snake goddess from Chinese mythology.
Walking around the moon could be faster than we originally thought, but actually doing it would require some serious planning.
A mysterious disease affecting young Californian black bears is causing them to become fearless when interacting with humans and is preventing them from developing properly.
An oil refinery in Indonesia has caught fire after an oil leak that may have been ignited by a lightning strike.
Scientists have finally solved a 25-year-old mystery surrounding a neurodegenerative disease killing bald eagles and other lake animals in the U.S.
A rare fireball meteor bright enough to be seen during the day triggered a massive sonic boom over parts of the UK and France.
A juvenile humpback whale has washed up on a beach in the U.K. after first being spotted dead weeks ago.
The world's oldest meteor impact crater is not a crater at all, say scientists of a new study suggesting natural forces put the giant indent into Earth's surface. But the jury is still out.
Zookeepers from two zoos in the Czech Republic have set up big screens to allow their chimps to interact with each other via a video call.
Beijing and northern China have been hit with one of the worst sandstorms in decades which has increased air pollution concentrations to dangerous levels.
Scientists have unveiled plans for a lunar ark on the moon containing genetic information on 6.7 million species to ensure their preservation against existential threats.
Secret medieval tunnels have been accidentally unearthed in Wales by electrical workers digging a hole in a customer's back yard.
Two species of sacoglossan sea slugs have been found to be able to sever their heads from their bodies and regrow a replacement by researchers in Japan.
Scientists have discovered a set of caves in northern Cyprus where endangered monk seals have been breeding in secret.
An meteor breaking apart as it entered the atmosphere above the U.K. might be the most well documented fireball meteor ever seen.
A rare Australian bee has been spotted for the first time since 1923. It was previously believed to be extinct.
The blooming process of a moonflower cactus has been captured on video for the first time and was watched by over 400,000 people online.
Israel's Mediterranean coastline has been littered with tar as the result of an oil spill off the coast, putting marine life and those cleaning it up at risk.
Desert temperatures can fluctuate greatly between day and night, due to the poor heat-retaining properties of sand and a lack of humidity.
A 66 million-year-old fossilized lung belonging to a previously unknown giant coelacanth fish was recently discovered in Morocco.
Hurricanes have more than doubled in strength since 1955, increasing at a rate of 6mph every decade. Now researchers better understand exactly why.
Hawaii has seen the second-largest covering of snow on the mountain peaks of Big Island since recordings began.
SpaceX's Crew-1 astronauts have now spent more time in space than the crew of any other mission launched from U.S. soil.
Scientists have finally uncovered some of the basic chemical properties of einsteinium — one of the hardest elements to study.