Researchers have discovered the first evidence that male tardigrades can find females by scent.
Scientists found a potential cause of a mysterious die-off of African savanna elephants in 2020 after they discovered deadly bacteria lurking in six corpses.
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NASA's Parker Solar Probe has reached a record-breaking speed as it gets a gravitational assist from Venus to fall closer to the sun's scorching surface.
A new experiment by IBM computers shows that quantum computers could soon outperform classical digital computers at practical tasks in the next two years.
From Krakatoa to the Tonga blast, here are some of the biggest volcanic eruptions in recorded history.
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The U.S. shot down a UFO over Lake Huron on Sunday, while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the U.S. shot down an unidentified flying object over the Yukon, Canada at his request.
A handful of regions around the world regularly unleash terrifyingly large earthquakes. Here are the 20 largest earthquakes on record.
From "rogue" black holes cruising the cosmos to one of the oldest black hole ancestors in this universe, this year's findings truly sucked us in.
Earth has been thoroughly explored, yet is still teeming with secrets. In 2022, scientists unearthed several of them.
Earth's climate is warming dramatically, and the signs are all around us, from vanishing glaciers to zombie viruses awakening in melting permafrost.
Auroras paint the skies in eerie hues of green and blue in these stunning images of the northern lights.
Nuclear fusion is the merging of two light atomic nuclei into one heavier one. If it can be harnessed on Earth, it could generate clean, limitless energy.
Around the world, belief in witches and witchcraft varied widely; more than 9 in 10 people in Tunisia believed that people could use supernatural powers to do harm, while fewer than 1 in 10 people in Sweden did.
Researchers looking at the same data set in social science produce wildly different results, and very little of that variability can be explained by bias.
People who believe that the COVID-19 pandemic was a hoax are likelier to believe all sorts of other conspiracy theories, a new study suggests.
Animals have sex in all sorts of weird and wonderful ways. Birds have sex via an internal chamber called a cloaca that is present on both male and female animals.
Supporters of the Whole30 diet claim it can improve mental focus, trim waistlines and even improve serious health conditions — but what do the experts think?