This year marked the largest average ozone hole area ever, scientists reported today.
Scientists found a gold mine of bacteria almost two miles beneath the Earthâ€™s surface where the Sun donâ€™t shine.
A novel treadmill and a tiny backpack made of duct tape reveal how sickness affects the energy levels of these crustaceans.
Human-caused global warming was responsible for the collapse of an Antarctic ice shelf in 2002, scientists announced today.
More than 10,000 Alaskan lakes have dried up or shrunk in size in span of 52 years, scientists reported today.
The large Ladolam gold deposit on Lihir Island in Papua New Guinea formed within a recently extinct volcano in just 55,000 years, a blink of an eye in geologic time.
The days of attacking aliens with a joystick could soon be over as one teenager plays Space Invaders using only signals from his brain.
The emergence and disappearance of mammalian species could be due to wobbles in Earth's orbit, suggests a new study.
Each year, humans are living increasingly beyond their ecological means by stripping the planetâ€™s capacity to support the demands placed by the global population, scientists say.
The tropics are where new species begin and older species continue to live, putting to rest the debate of whether to call these hotspots a cradle or a museum of life.
Average air temperatures from January to July 2006 in most of the Arctic were 2 to 7 degrees warmer than the average over the past 50 years.
Johnny Depp may be easy on the eyes, but in reality he is just easy on the mind, a new study suggests.
Earth's average temperature is very close to the highest known temperature of the past one million years.
Cooling ocean temperatures in the last three years signal a temporary halt for global warming, but researchers expect the warming trend to resume.
Scientists are developing a battery with a tiny gas turbine engine that could last up to 10 times conventional batteries.
Changes in the brightness of the Sun had little affect on Earth's unusual warming since the 17th century.
Dominant chimps evaluate risks of crossing a road before leading the rest of their group to move forward.
If they seem like teenagers don't take your feelings into account, it's probably because they can't.
The equations that describe the pull between planets can be applied to how insects spread disease from flower to flower.