Beneath the cold waves of Lake Michigan rests an aging shipwreck, its wooden planks encrusted with brown-and-gray zebra mussels, that may be the remnants of a 17th-century...
Global temperatures in 2014 shattered earlier records, making 2014 the hottest year since record-keeping began in 1880.
Every year, flocks of geese fly hundreds of miles over the Himalayas, migrating from their breeding grounds in Mongolia to southeastern Tibet or India for the winter.
Zebras' thick, black stripes may have evolved to help these iconic creatures stay cool in the midday African heat, a new study suggests
A new scorpion species found fossilized in the rocks of a backyard could turn the scientific understanding of these stinging creatures on its head.
When it comes to determining the size of giant squid and other large sea animals, humans have a tendency to exaggerate, a new study suggests.
In 1795, then-Massachusetts Gov. Samuel Adams, famed patriot Paul Revere and Col. William Scollay buried a time capsule under the Massachusetts State House cornerstone in...
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...
The downfall of Easter Island may have had more to do with preexisting environmental conditions than degradation by humans, according to a new study of the remote speck of...
By mimicking children's pop-up books, scientists can now make complex microscopic 3D shapes that model brain circuitry and blood vessels, researchers say