Conservationists are alarmed at the brazen behavior of invasive mice.
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.
A new model of the whole Earth shows how the mantle and crust drive the movement of tectonic plates as well as the creation and destruction of supercontinents.
A new prize for young female mathematicians honors Maryam Mirzhakhani, an Iranian mathematician who died of breast cancer at age 40.
The mummified body of Ötzi the Iceman was discovered alongside 75 different species of mosses and liverworts, some of which he carried with him.
Scientists have identified the world's fastest-thinning glacier: a stream of rapidly-retreating ice in Patagonia.
Ever been in an empty house and felt like someone's watching you? For some, that sensation, that fear of ghosts, is never-ending.
Trilobites fossilized in Morocco seem to have been buried by a storm as they marched in an orderly queue.
Researchers have rediscovered an early version of a medieval popular romance with a steamy sex scene.
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