A 9-year-old Michigan boy accidentally stumbled upon a 10000-year-old extinct mastodon tooth, offering an insight into North America's Prehistoric past.
A dazzling fireball lit the sky in northern Russia on Saturday. Dashcams on street captured the bright blue trail of light in the dark sky before it exploded mid-air.
Deep beneath the Greenland ice sheet, preserved for over 3 million years, is an ancient landscape. Now, scientists are taking a closer look at this landscape, revealing a bit more about the history of the area.
Researchers have traced the origin of domesticated pepper to Mexico. Chili peppers rank as the most widely grown spice crop.
Researchers are developing a new technique to aim a high-energy laser beam into the clouds in order to make it rain or trigger lightning.
With a steadily increasing world population, the issue of protecting wildlife is a concern because more space is being consumed across the globe. Stanford University researchers suggest providing “human-altered landscapes.”
Peru's active Ubinas volcano erupted a massive cloud of ash on April 15, and now the falling embers have caused an evacuation of the nearby village of Querapi as the Peruvian government declared a state of emergency.
As the climate continues to change, it's more important than ever to assess the status of threatened species across the globe. Now, researchers are urging field biologists to change the way they identify threatened species.
Scientists have announced that wildfires across the western United States have not only been getting more frequent, but have also been getting bigger over the last 30 years.
A little-known cave insect has called into question about what it means to be female. It turns out that this insect has a rather unusual sex life and that the female is the one with the penis rather than the male.
Four newly discovered species of Brazilian insects have given a whole new meaning to the phrase gender reversal. In other words, the females have a penis and the males have a vagina.
Researchers from the University of Minnesota have uncovered a pattern of "environmental injustice," suggesting that minorities may be disproportionately exposed to areas near toxic waste, landfills and other pollutants.