A nonprofit called The Earth Archive wants to make a 3D map of the entire planet, before the climate crisis changes Earth's face forever.
Archaeologists recently discovered a colorful fresco of fighting gladiators on a tavern wall in Pompeii.
The mysterious vaping outbreak in the U.S. has led to nearly 1,300 lung injuries and 26 deaths as of this week.
Observations of the interstellar Comet Borisov have been flooding in for six weeks, and the more astronomers duplicate one another's work, the more confident they are in their analysis of the object.
Over the past few years, studies have indicated eating red is bad for your health, but a new study seems to reverse that. So what should you do?
What appears to be a dazzling meteor lit up the sky over northeast China on Friday (Oct. 11), appearing as a brilliant fireball in surveillance video of the event.
Here's the reality: We're messing up the Earth and any far-out ideas of colonizing another orb when we're done with our own are wishful thinking.
More and more towns and cities across the country are electing to celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day as an alternative to — or in addition to — Columbus Day.
October's full moon, called the Hunter's Moon, will rise tonight (Oct. 13), reaching its peak fullness at 5:08 p.m. ET.
Several countries are launching claims to vast swathes of the Arctic seabed. But what does that mean for political and environmental stability in the region?
A complex network of skull bones, ligaments and muscles allows a snake to swallow prey with bodies much larger than the sinuous predator's own head.
Using 10 years of data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, the team of astronomers concluded that there is more gas coming into our galaxy than leaving it.
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Around 400,000 years ago, humans set aside bones filled with tasty grease and marrow, storing them like canned soup for later meals.
A man who felt a tickling and scratching sensation in his ear soon discovered something horrifying: A spider had crawled into his ear.
Here's a look at why more women don't win more Nobel Prizes in science, an issue that involves women's exclusion from education and careers in science.
Two mummies have been unearthed in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, the cemetery holding the tomb of King Tut and other Egyptian royalty.
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