An ultramarathon runner overcame an early injury, sleep deprivation and steep terrain to complete an astounding 2,189-mile (3,523 kilometers) run along the Appalachian Trail...
Researchers are embarking on an ambitious project to bring part of Iraq's destroyed heritage back to life.
It's time to call Guinness World Records: Researchers on an Antarctic expedition have uncovered sperm cells dating to a whopping 50 million years ago, making these the oldest...
Stunning mosaics have turned up during an archaeological dig of a fifth-century synagogue in northern Israel
A pile of 2,000 tangled gold spirals that bring to mind heaps of the fairy tale princess Rapunzel's golden locks were recently unearthed in Denmark
During a recent marine excursion, researchers searching for lobster larva unexpectedly discovered a geologic wonder: a 50-million-year-old cluster of extinct volcanoes...
Morocco's vast, rocky deserts were once covered with oceans teeming with life during the Ordovician period, about 485 million to 444 million years ago, a new study finds.
Climate change is causing wild bumblebees to disappear from large swaths of their historical range, which could spell disaster for pollinating crops in Europe and North...
A little-known mass extinction may have killed up to about 80 percent of all vertebrates on land about 260 million years ago, researchers say
The 79-million-year-old bones of four pickup truck-size horned dinosaurs have been unearthed in Alberta, Canada, and the discovery reveals how the distant relatives of...