Archaeologists discovered a decapitated skeleton of a human sacrifice in a burial pit dating to more than 3,000 years ago.
When male lemurs want to attract females, they use their tails to whip up a fruity and floral scent cloud that lady lemurs find irresistible.
Scientists developed a new method for preparing rock samples that revealed new species of marine microbial life below the seafloor.
The origins of the Nazareth Inscription, a Roman emperor's edict threatening grave robbers with severe punishment, have been hotly debated for decades.
The sensational human drama of "Tiger King" dramatically downplays how tigers are harmed by unregulated captive breeding in unaccredited zoos.
A tardigrade, a mouse brain and a wasp ovary were some of the standout images in a contest celebrating the beauty in the very small.
Gynandromorphy produced a bee with half of its body displaying female features, and the other half of its body showing male traits.
Stuck at home with the kids because of coronavirus? Here’s a list of educational and entertaining activities to keep them occupied.
A 20-year-old medical worker from Brazil's Kokoma tribe is the country's first indigenous person to contract the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
Amber from Australia holds some of the continent's oldest known specimens of preserved plants and animals, and includes a pair of flies trapped while mating.
During WWII, Nazis operated a concentration camp on one of the British Channel Islands; the horrific conditions there were kept secret for decades after the war.
Archaeologists recently discovered the first evidence that wealthy women in ancient China played polo on donkeys.
Hippos that once resided in Pablo Escobar's private zoo are now thriving and multiplying in the wild, performing an ecological role that has been vacant for millennia.
A type of rock from Earth's interior that's known for its embedded diamonds also holds clues to a missing puzzle piece from a continent that fragmented more than 150 million years ago.
UFO sightings during NATO war games in 1952 set the stage for the season finale of "Project Blue Book," the History channel's series about the U.S.' real-life UFO-hunting program.
A herd of elephants recently overindulged on corn wine in a village in China's Yunnan Province, and a photo of two tipsy pachyderms went viral.
Years after surgery, a woman's transplanted hands from a darker-skinned male donor now appear lighter and more feminine.
Experts recently identified bones found behind a wall in a British church as the remains of a Kentish princess and one of England's first female saints.
Swamp wallaby females can spend all of their adult lives in a permanent state of pregnancy, conceiving a new embryo while still carrying a near-term fetus.