Archaeologists in Peru are taking steps to preserve and study a 3,200-year-old temple painted with a mural of a spider deity holding a knife.
Stone age people may have deliberately ventured into oxygen-depleted caves to paint while having out-of-body experiences and hallucinations, researchers say.
Four dead gray whales have washed up in San Francisco Bay in eight days, prompting fears that the species is under threat in the area.
No animal is less related to you than a sea sponge, and they've got the genes and nerveless, anus-less bodies to prove it.
Space junk is a growing problem. Scientists want to fight it with lasers that can de-twinkle the stars.
Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia have uncovered bones at a burial site that reveal the domestication of dogs in the area happened much earlier than previously believed.
The Japanese government announced plans to dump more than 1 million tons of treated wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean, beginning in two years.
During the Jurassic period, long-necked dinosaurs gulped down pink stones and then migrated hundreds of miles across what is now the American Midwest.
A months-long rescue operation transported the last of nine stranded giraffes to their new home in a mainland sanctuary.
A never-before-seen particle known as the odderon has revealed itself in the hot guts of two particle colliders, confirming a 48-year-old theory.
A third of Antarctica's vast offshore ice shelves would risk collapse into the ocean if the world warms by 4 degrees Celsius (7.2 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels.
The CDC and FDA are recommending a pause in administering the J&J vaccine to investigate reports of 6 cases of rare blood clots.
Fossilized footprints on a beach in Spain were made about 100,000 years ago by a family of Neanderthals, including children who jumped about as if playing in the sand.
Each year, 5,200 tons of space dust fall to Earth, far outweighing larger meteorites that hit the planet.
A monoclonal antibody cocktail developed by Regeneron reduced risk of developing symptomatic COVID-19 by 81% in household contacts living with a positive case, company said.
A baby boy born in Iraq with three penises is the first reported human case of triphallia. He's doing well after surgery.