Scientists researching the severe decline in Alaska's Steller sea lion population have a fingered a new possible suspect for the drop: Pacific sleeper sharks, a species previously thought of as a...
Australian researchers lead efforts to farm metals from plants.
Towering rocks at the bottom of the ocean hold a surprising secret: Life
It is like a scene from an old wives' tale about the giant, tentacled kraken dragging shipping vessels to their doom — two Humboldt squid, flashing an angry red, attack a Dual Deep Worker...
New technology to detect volcanic ash that threatens airplanes could help prevent a repeat of the air traffic chaos that followed a 2010 volcanic eruption in Iceland
A deep-drilling project into one of the world's most dangerous earthquake faults is now underway on New Zealand's South Island.
In a heavily irrigated Washington valley where fish, crops and people often compete for water, biologists are turning to one of nature's best engineers to help restore streams and salmon habitat.
Ice-penetrating radar has uncovered a previously unknown ice-covered trench, and other detailed terrain, in the bedrock hidden beneath two massive, bluish glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica
When Adam Malski, 33, first set out on a shark-diving expedition near the Neptune Islands, 50 miles at sea off the South Australian coast, he did not expect to witness an epic shark-on-shark duel....
A 19th-century mummified fetus that underwent an ancient surgical procedure while in its mother's womb has been discovered by researchers in Italy, according to a new report