The discovery of two new ancient supereruptions suggests the Yellowstone hotspot might be waning.
In this special episode of Life's Little Mysteries, we'll give you the latest news and answer frequently asked questions about the new coronavirus and COVID-19.
Nearly 4 in 10 American adults reported engaging in dangerous cleaning practices to prevent COVID-19.
Teeny-tiny sea creatures secrete snotty blobs from cells on their heads to build their oversized mucus dwellings.
A pregnant wild elephant in Kerala, India, died on May 27, possibly due to an explosion in her mouth after she ate a fruit stuffed with firecrackers.
Sharp-eyed skywatchers in parts of the world may be able to catch a slight lunar eclipse today as Earth embarks on a new "eclipse season," although North American viewers will be out of luck.
Twenty-two thousand tons (20,000 metric tons) of oil products leaked from a Russian industrial power plant into an Arctic river on May 29. It could take decades for the region to recover.
The study was withdrawn over concerns about the study's data, which was provided by an obscure U.S. analytics company called Surgisphere.
Some scientists suspect Martian moons sometimes break up into rings. A new piece of evidence from the surviving moon Deimos' orbit supports that theory.
Though the issues brought up by this week's George Floyd protests run deep, there is evidence that certain policy changes can lead to less violent police departments.
A previously unknown Maya site in Tabasco, Mexico is the civilization's largest and oldest monumental structure on record.
The George Floyd protests against police brutality and systemic racism follow on the heels of many other significant protests that have changed the course of history.
Taking the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine did not prevent people from coming down with COVID-19 after being exposed to the disease.
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