The newfound hydrothermal vents are located off the coast of La Paz, Mexico.
Scientists studying cosmic rays near the galaxy's center discovered a strange 'barrier' keeping the fast-moving rays from entering the Milky Way's middle.
The longest partial lunar eclipse of the century will light up the skies this week, and it will be visible in all 50 U.S. states.
While cleaning out a freezer in a Pennsylvania vaccine research facility, a lab worker discovered several frozen vials labeled "smallpox," launching an FBI and CDC investigation.
Scientists have found that a finger snap is the fastest acceleration of the human body ever measured. And alas, physics would not allow Thanos' famous snap.
In the 15th century, a group of elite women in the ancient city of Chan Chan spent their days making textiles while living ... and in death.
The earliest evidence of mercury poisoning has been found in 5,000-year-old bones of humans buried in Spain and Portugal, according to a new study.
What's the worst that could happen from the Russian missile test that blasted more than 1,500 pieces of space debris into Earth orbit?
The Australian Reptile Park recently welcomed the biggest funnel-web spider that the keepers had ever seen.
An amateur archaeologist in Switzerland has discovered an ornate dagger wielded by a Roman soldier 2,000 years ago.
The pathogenic fungus Entomophthora muscae doesn't just kill the flies it infects; it also turns males into sex-crazed necrophiliacs.
Someday, tucked away gathering dust in a nondescript warehouse, there will perhaps be a spacecraft waiting to be called to the launch pad, even as its builders pray it never flies.
Venomous fat-tailed scorpions stung more than 500 people after heavy storms disrupted their habitats and brought the deadly arachnids closer to people.