Mule deer are devouring the world's largest organism, a colony of quaking aspen in Utah.
The Breakthrough Prize in mathematics was awarded to two researchers who showed that polynomial questions with many variables have a finite number of solution types.
Despite decades of research and billions of dollars in investment, no one has a nuclear missile defense system that is remotely reliable, experts say.
Augmentin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that works against many common infections, including strep throat, ear infections and pneumonia.
A major eruption of Mount Agung, the tallest volcano on the island of Bali, may be coming within hours, experts say.
Elon Musk has once again sounded the alarm about killer robots, this time in response to a video of a humanoid robot doing a backflip.
Despite understanding the mechanics of octopus camouflage, no one really understands the thoughts they use to blend in with their environment.
A radioactive cloud that hovered over Europe last month likely originated in Russia, meteorological agencies in the country confirmed.
Atlas, a new disaster robot can execute amazing human-like acrobatic feats such as backflips and in-air pirouettes.
A video showing the dramatic restoration of a 17th century painting gives a dangerous and misleading picture of how to clean an old painting.
Legionnaires' disease is often spread by water-cooling towers, because they provide both a place for bacteria to grow and a way for the microbes to spread.
A sixth mass extinction could be triggered by sharp increases in carbon dioxide by 2100, one new study suggests.
A lost city that dates to the time of Alexander the Great has recently been excavated in Iraq, revealing the influence of Greco-Roman culture on the area during that period.
Hurricane Maria's compact size and pinhole eye may explain why the monster storm strengthened so quickly.
A mystery "sea creature" spotted near Port Douglas, Australia, is not actually a creature at all, one expert says.
A Viking burial in Birka, Sweden, long thought to belong to a male warrior, was actually of a woman.
Three members of a family have died after falling into a volcanic crater in an area of southern Italy.
Hurricane Harvey, over the course of five days, dumped an unprecedented level of rainfall expected based on probabilities.
Today, September 10, the is the likeliest day to have a hurricane, according to weather prediction models.
Today earned a very undesirable title: the worst hurricane day on record, at least according to one measure of a day's hurricane intensity.
Though the three menacing hurricanes currently roiling the Atlantic may seem unusual, it's actually a fairly common occurrence that pops up about one a decade, experts say.