The South Atlantic Anomaly makes a section of the southern aurora weaker and likely dimmer.
Researchers say that regardless of whether they qualify as "addictive," dating apps are designed to keep you swiping.
As permafrost melts as a result of climate change, it may release more radon, a colorless, odorless gas linked with lung cancer.
Decimal points are at least 150 years older than historians thought, according to newly unearthed notes from Venetian merchant Giovanni Bianchini, who practiced astrology in the 1440s.
A vital Atlantic current that includes the Gulf Stream and keeps our climate in check may be giving off a warning sign of collapse.
Scientists argue that adding a Category 6 to the hurricane scale will be needed as the climate changes.
Footage from the nursery cameras of children who died of explained causes suggests that seizures are likely implicated in the tragedies.
The Indian plate may be peeling into two as it slides under the Eurasian plate, tearing Tibet apart in the process.
Diamonds seem to reach Earth's surface in massive volcanic eruptions when supercontinents break up, and they form when continents come together.
Diamonds erupt from the deep as supercontinents break up. Now you can listen to the "song" of these kimberlite eruptions.
A new method of assessing tsunami risk in New Zealand finds that giant waves could hit the country's shores once every 500 years.
Scientists have offered a new explanation for why COVID-19 vaccines that contained adenoviruses carried a rare-but-serious risk of blood clotting.
Current methods of tracking space junk in Earth's orbit only follow objects bigger than a softball. A new technique could trace the 99% of junk that's smaller.
A new vaccine, so far tested only in mice, broadly activates the immune system against a wide array of bacteria and fungi.
New research finds that solar storms vary in strength over surprisingly short distances, and the current network of sensors may not be enough to properly prepare for future outbursts.
A new DNA study suggests that the lost realm of Punt and the port city of Adulis may have been in the same place, separated by time.
New calculations suggest the sun is a few fractions of a percent smaller than previously estimated, and that could change how we study it.
Mystery blobs in Earth's mantle may be chunks of a Mars-sized space rock that crashed into our planet 4.5 billion years ago, scientists discover.
The Chicxulub impact threw sulfur gas, soot and dust into the air. New research finds that the dust may have been the most devastating.
Scientists have decoded a protein from sea-urchin sperm that's also found in other animals, including humans, raising a new potential avenue for treating male infertility and developing male birth control.
Researchers have used a special crystal to bend the trajectory of light like a black hole would, a phenomenon known as 'pseudogravity.'