Tiny-but-tough tardigrades aren't as indestructible as previously believed.
Taal volcano in the Philippines rumbled to life on Jan. 12, sending steam and sulfur skyward. Satellites have captured images of the eruption.
New research claims that Leonardo da Vinci's optics-breaking orb in the "Salvator Mundi" was a realistic portrayal.
Two wildfires in New South Wales and Victoria have merged, forming a fire covering 2,300 square miles (6,300 square kilometers).
Fossils discovered in Nevada contain preserved guts from a mysterious creature that lived 550 million years ago.
The Chinese paddlefish, which could grow up to 23 feet long, may be the first official extinction of 2020.
A morass of spiky tumbleweed closed a highway in Washington on New Year's Eve, trapping drivers for hours.
Planet Earth went through its fair share of upheavals in 2019, from earthquakes to volcanic eruptions to alterations caused by human activity.
As the decade closes, we look at the science stories that made the biggest splash over the past 10 years.
From long-lost churches to marvelous mosaics, here are the most intriguing biblical discoveries archaeologists made in 2019.
Earth's magnetic north is wandering from the Canadian Arctic toward Siberia, and it just crossed the Prime Meridian.
The state of Florida is preparing to host the Super Bowl in January … and to wipe out as many invasive pythons as possible.
A newfound volcano discovered near Minamitorishima Island, Japan, is a mere 3 million years old, which is quite young for the area.
The 2018 eruption of Kilauea in Hawaii featured the spectacular collapse of the volcano's caldera, creating a hole nearly as deep as One World Trade Center in New York City is tall at its summit.
The drainage of meltwater lakes may be making Greenland more unstable than scientists previously realized.
New calculations suggest that some black holes can grow hair, but they can't keep it for long. Alas, they go bald again.
The active ingredient DMT in the psychedelic tea ayahuasca causes a dream-like state in the brain, new research finds.
Current page: 1