WASHINGTON For the first time in history, humanity is within reach of finding Earth-like planets where life exists, but these extraterrestrials may not take the form of...
A blast of cold air that blew in from the Gulf of Alaska and swept across the Great Lakes is now making its way south.
New Yorkers were treated to the surreal sight of a giant Rubik’s cube floating on the Hudson river on Friday.
Children's skulls found at the edges of Bronze Age settlements may have been a gruesome gift for the local lake gods.
Slimy green mats of toxic algae will again threaten the western shores of Lake Erie later this summer, according to an algae forecast released July 10.
Chimpanzees don't just get their smarts by aping others chimps, like humans, inherit a significant amount of their intelligence from their parents, new research reveals
Global cooling caused by some historic volcanic eruptions wasn't as extreme as climate scientists recently thought, according to newly revised ice core records from Antarctica.
The U.S. military has chosen two universities to lead a program to develop brain implants to restore memory to veterans who have suffered brain injuries, officials said at a...
A "world-class" dinosaur track site discovered in Alaska's Denali National Park shows that herds of duck-billed dinosaurs thrived under the midnight sun.
Gigantic sea scorpions that lurked in the ocean more than 400 million years ago weren't as scary as they sound, a new study suggests