Archaeologists in England have discovered the remains of a teenager and child buried in a spooning position in an Anglo-Saxon cemetery dating to the sixth or seventh century A.D.
Instead of bludgeoning Australia's invasive cane toads to death, scientists advise popping them in the fridge for a day or two before transferring them to the freezer to finish them off.
NASA has announced it is pushing back its flagship Artemis II expedition to September 2025 and its Artemis III moon-landing mission to September 2026 after testing uncovered safety issues.
Although extinct California grizzlies upped their meat consumption following European colonization and agricultural expansion, they were mostly veggie and smaller than what historical sources claim.
Fossils discovered on Barro Colorado Island suggest central Panama was once home to a vast mangrove forest that was preserved when a volcanic mudflow buried it 23 million years ago.
Here's what you need to know about procrastination if your New Year's resolution is to stop dragging your feet.
Scientists have filmed one of the only squids known to brood their eggs — the black-eyed squid — swimming with thousands of unhatched offspring suspended from hooks on its arms.
An ancient Egyptian mummy with a fetus tucked between its legs and another lodged inside the chest cavity — the first known of its kind — shows the mother died while giving birth to twins.
A new study of long-debated dinosaur fossils has found growth patterns inconsistent with those of T. rex, suggesting the bones belong to a distinct species, but other experts aren't convinced.
Queensland authorities are on the lookout for a crocodile reported to have leapt into a fisher's boat at Jane Creek before losing its balance and tumbling back into the water.
The forests of Borneo are home to squirrels with extravagant tails and teeth so sharp they could slash a deer's throat — and folklore has it that's exactly what they use them for.
A research expedition in the Southern Ocean has mapped a string of seamounts that help to shape the Antarctic Circumpolar Current — an ocean current that flows clockwise around Antarctica.
A sea of migrating methane discovered below the permafrost in Svalbard may eventually escape its icy prison if the permafrost continues to thaw due to climate change.
Researchers have mapped the magma plumbing system beneath Tonga's underwater volcano and discovered three magma chambers, two of which fed the record-shattering 2022 eruption.
A volcanic eruption on Iceland's Reykjanes peninsula that began on Monday (Dec. 18) appears to be slowing down, but only time will tell how long the unrest will last, officials say.
Over the past six years, Danish photographer Søren Solkær has followed huge flocks of starlings, known as murmurations, across Europe to film and photograph their breathtaking aerial acrobatics.
Researchers have discovered a jaw-dropping ecosystem of crystal-clear lagoons and salt plains in Argentina's Puna de Atacama desert that could offer a window onto early life on Earth and Mars.
A dolphin with deformed flippers that look like thumbs was spotted in the Gulf of Corinth in July 2023. It likely acquired what appears to be a genetic defect during development in the womb, experts say.
A seamount sitting on a subducting tectonic plate off the coast of Japan and plowing its way into Earth's mantle may be at the root of several magnitude 7 earthquakes in the past 40 years.
Fresh water that trickled down into Earth's crust 6 million years ago became trapped thousands of feet beneath the Hyblaean Mountains in Sicily, forming an aquifer that has not budged since.
Supervolcanoes are defined by their ability to produce supereruptions — explosions of more than 240 cubic miles of volcanic material. But scientists disagree on how useful the term is.
Bears that are struggling to hibernate due to abnormally warm weather in Russia's Amur region are wandering around in a daze, having suppressed their metabolism in preparation for winter.
Footage of a kangaroo attempting to drown a dog in a river in Australia went viral online, but this isn't the first time a marsupial has pulled this trick.