The longest consecutive train of Kelvin-Helmholtz waves ever seen in the sea was spotted in the Atlantic Ocean's Romanche Fracture Zone.
Water is everywhere, seriously, making up more than 70 percent of the planet's surface. And you can't survive without it. To keep up with all things H2O, check out the most interesting discoveries related to water, from the stuff you drink, to the droplets that make up the planet's oceans, to water itself in all its glorious strangeness.
During the rainy fall and winter, most Oregonians probably don't give much thought to Lost Lake, a shallow 85-acre (0.34 square kilometers) lake surrounded by pine trees that sits near a highway.
From bagging a comet to filtering water on Mars, scientists are working on a number of crazy solutions to the world's coming water crisis.
Water fluoridation is the addition of the chemical fluoride to public water supplies, for the purpose of reducing cavities. The process has caused controversy for more than 60 years.
The California snowpack is at a record low, and the state announced mandatory water restrictions today.
Ancient Mars likely once had an ocean large enough to cover 20 percent of the Martian surface, a fifth of the planet, scientists say. But over time, most of that water was lost to space.
Ever wondered why the smell of fresh rain is so evocative? Using high-speed cameras, scientists have now identified the physical mechanism behind it.
A chance discovery in a backyard reveals a new species of scorpion, one of the oldest, which could have walked out of its watery habitat onto land.
Lake Erie's double ecological disasters may share a common ultimate cause, but they form under different conditions, a new study finds.
Research results will have implications for many other lakes in the U.S. and around the world that are also experiencing toxic blooms.
Scientists have created the most non-stick surfaces yet, using microscopic liquid-repellent structures instead of plastic coatings such as Teflon.