This strain quickly became the dominant coronavirus variant in Columbus, Ohio.
Increasing ocean temperatures caused by climate change are leading sharks to be born younger, smaller and weaker.
One day, the pandemic will end. Scientists don't know how that finale will play out but a new model offers a teaser.
Earth could have hosted islands as long as 4 billion years ago, leaving open the possibility that the first life could have evolved on land rather than near hydrothermal vents.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials are looking for the person who scratched the word "Trump" into the back of a manatee.
A 2,500-year-old temple dedicated to Aphrodite has been found above ground in western Turkey. The Greek goddess was the subject of a popular cult at the time.
Researchers believe the new locomotion is behind the success of invasive snakes in Guam and hope to use this information to create countermeasures.
In 2021, atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration will be 50% higher than preindustrial levels, despite reduced emissions during the pandemic and a natural cooling event.
The world's oldest known orangutan, a 61-year-old Sumatran female called Inji, has died at Oregon Zoo, ending a lifetime of inspiring visitors to care about her kind.
The 130-foot-tall (40 meter) 'Tsar Icicle' waterfall collapsed on four tourists in Russia, killing one.