Experts once thought that older, more robust sea ice in the Arctic was mostly safe from melting — but that may not be the case.
NASA astronomers have detected one of the brightest explosions of X-ray energy ever seen, and they think it came from a greedy neutron star in the Sagittarius constellation.
The Nile River may have emerged around 30 million years ago, driven by the motion of Earth’s mantle.
Hundreds of bottles of cognac and Benedictine liqueur have been salvaged from a ship sunk by a German U-boat in the Baltic Sea in 1917.
Scientists reveal more mysteries about the bizarre Tully Monster, an ancient sea creature with stalked eyes that has defied classification.
Scientists used a computer program to uncover more than 1 million molecules that could potentially store genetic information, just like DNA.
Explaining how something as complex as consciousness can emerge from a grey, jelly-like lump of tissue in the head is arguably the greatest scientific challenge of our time.
The tiny planet Mercury scooted across the sun's face today (Nov. 11) for the last time until 2032, and skywatchers around the world had the chance to witness the rare celestial event.
SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites into orbit on its most flown Falcon 9 rocket yet, which made a historic fourth launch and landing on Monday (Nov. 11).
With a series of camera traps, researchers have caught the silver-backed chevrotain meandering about its tree-filled home.
The findings add to a growing body of research linking marijuana use to an increased risk of cardiovascular problems.
The tiny planet Mercury will be visible from Earth as it moves across the sun, in an event known as a transit.
Up to 90% of people are right-handed. Scientists are still trying to figure out why lefties have always been in the minority.
Our brains are ravenous, guzzling up to a quarter of the body's energy. So thinking really hard should be an easy way to burn more calories — right?
An employee at Buffalo Wild Wings died, and more than a dozen others were injured, when they were exposed to toxic fumes created by a mix of common cleaners.
Paleontologists in Poland unearthed the jaws and teeth of a pliosaur, an ancient marine reptile with a bite more powerful than that of T. rex.
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