The monster winter storm that dumped loads of snow on the northeastern United States on Monday and Tuesday (Jan. 26 and 27) looked pretty beastly from 250 miles above the planet.
The record snow storm that was expected to pummel the Northeast on Tuesday failed to live up to its epic billing in the New York/New Jersey region — though it did hammer much of New...
In a cold and dark underwater world, where a never-ending rain of rocks keeps the seafloor barren, researchers were startled to find fish, crustaceans and jellyfish investigating a submersible...
Eerie fluorescent blue patches of water glimmering off Hong Kong's seashore are magnificent, disturbing and potentially toxic, marine biologists say.
An amazing video by nature photographer Daniel Stoupin reveals the stunning slow-motion world of corals and sponges. The 3 and-a-half-minute “Slow Life” Vimeo video is composed of 150,000 shots,...
San Francisco Bay Area officials have begun laboratory tests and necropsies on dead seabirds found coated with a mysterious substance that looks and feels like dirty rubber cement.
Although the surface of Antarctica is almost completely white, a field of green and brown algae clings to the underside of the sea ice around the frozen continent
"Biological soil crusts" don't look like much.
Global temperatures in 2014 shattered earlier records, making 2014 the hottest year since record-keeping began in 1880.
The remains of a 415-million-year-old fish skull from Siberia though miniscule in size offer hints about the origins of all jawed vertebrates, ranging from reptiles to humans, a new study finds