More than 55 earthquakes have struck off the Oregon coast, but the swarm is not likely to trigger any danger to those on land.
The remains of a man, possibly a slave, indicate that he was crucified in the third or fourth century A.D. in Roman England.
A "creative sweet spot" may exist in the brief moments you spend in a little-known early sleep stage, according to a new study.
The only total solar eclipse of 2021 was one few could see and this new photo from a spacecraft nearly 1 million miles from Earth shows why.
The modern crocodile can breathe while most of its head is submerged because of specialized airway adaptations, which scientists can now trace to the Jurassic period.
On the surface, a galaxy 250 million light-years from Earth seems like any other, but a deeper look reveals a puzzling quirk: It seems to have no dark matter.
Taiwan is racing to contain an outbreak of invasive cane toads, which likely escaped from a black market breeder.
Lions, wolves and great white sharks have no natural predators, except humans. Does that mean humans are at the top of the food chain?
A chemical analysis of a medieval man's remains from the Scottish Highlands reveals he wasn't a local.
Authorities at Colombia's airport in Bogotá found and confiscated hundreds of arthropods that German travelers had illegally collected and stashed in a suitcase.
The artificial intelligence company DeepMind has teamed up with mathematicians to generate new conjectures in pure mathematics.
A tiny galaxy orbiting at the outskirts of the Milky Way appears to have a giant black hole at its center, comparable to that of the much larger Milky Way itself, and scientists don't know why.
The Great Wall of China was built to defend the empire from enemy armies, but now it acts as a unifying symbol and a useful propaganda tool for the ruling Communist Party.