In the event of a zombie outbreak, the best way to avoid getting infected is to stay away from populated areas, according to a new study.
You’ve heard the warnings: Global warming could doom humanity. Overpopulation and deforestation will destroy the planet. We’re going to run out of energy. It isn’t happening right now, experts say,...
Stephen Hawking, who once cautioned that both artificial intelligence and invading aliens could wipe out the human race, now has another dire prediction – the Higgs boson, or “God particle,” might...
Can you imagine a world in which your favorite foods didn’t exist?
How, exactly, do powerful empires collapse, and why? Researchers now believe they've found an answer, one that has troubling implications for today because we're clearly on the road to ruin.
In the event of a future mass extinction, rats may be the animals best suited to repopulate the world, some scientists say.
A mass grave in a Chinese lakebed contains the extremely well-preserved fossils of dinosaurs, mammals and early birds, but the cause of the animals' death has long puzzled scientists
The iconic Doomsday Clock remains poised at five minutes until midnight, the Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists announced.