We don't know whether it was a boy or a girl. But this ancient child, a Neanderthal, only made it to about two years of age.
Volcanoes rank among the most destructive and awe-inspiring phenomena on the planet. But these fiery fissures do much more than just destroy.
A giant underground river fed by melting ice could be running in a state of perpetual darkness far below the surface of Greenland.
Researchers have uncovered a mysterious gene in the genetic code of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 – a segment virtually hidden from view in the virus's genome, and largely overlooked until now.
After long months with no way of making contact with Voyager 2, NASA has finally reestablished communications with the record-setting interstellar spacecraft.
The hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica has expanded to one of its greatest recorded sizes in recent years.
Old Faithful, the famed geyser in Yellowstone National Park that erupts with captivating regularity, could soon go quiet.
Divers from Finland have made an unexpected discovery while exploring the depths of the Baltic Sea, finding an incredibly well-preserved shipwreck dating back almost 400 years.