A newfound alien planet is one for the record books.
Less than a year from now, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will make the first-ever visit to Pluto, potentially revolutionizing scientists' understanding of the dwarf planet.
Elephants are known for their impressively long trunks, but perhaps less well known is the large number of genes that code for their sense smell
If you took a bird's-eye view of the Appalachian mountain chain, you could pretty much trace a 1,500-mile straight line from Newfoundland to Alabama, notes Nature World...
Using only six fish and six tanks, a 6th-grade science fair entrant was able to demonstrate last year what is being hailed as a remarkable discovery: Lionfish, an invasive...
Apollo 11 was four minutes into its landing sequence when the terse words of its commander, Neil Armstrong, came from the speaker in Mission Control: "Program alarm."
The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June. That's after the world broke a record in May.
In a first study of its kind, researchers have linked dredging to increased sickness in nearby coral reefs.