Earth's first big predatory monster was a weird water bug as big as Tom Cruise, newly found fossils show.
The heat is on for prospectors in what could be the next gold rush. According to a recent study in the journal Geothermics, a team of geologists has discovered a mother lode of...
A decade from now, NASA probes could be on their way to explore two potentially life-supporting alien worlds.
Signs of 125-million-year-old life lurk in rocks drilled from deep under the seafloor near Spain and Portugal, new research finds
By the end of that frigid day in January 1863, the blood of at least 250 men, women, and children stained the ground in Idaho.
An environmentalist who made his fortune in the medical industry is hoping to revive the ailing coal trade with a twist that some energy experts are calling innovative, and...
British scholars have suggested that fragments of the world's oldest known Koran, which were discovered last month, may predate the accepted founding date of Islam by the...