The massive 14-feet-long oarfish discovered on a Southern California beach last week, was carrying hundreds to thousands of eggs, according to the marine biologists.
A Hawaii surfer survives an unbelievable shark attack near Kilauea and tells us a tale of his battle with a shark that was more than 3-metres-long.
Could climate change increase the number of deaths? It turns out it just might. Scientists have discovered that the increased temperatures associated with climate change in Stockholm, Sweden between 1980 and 2009 caused 300 more premature deaths than if the temperature increase did not take place.
The genetic diversity in the immune systems of pandas makes them more resilient to climatic changes, according to a new study conducted by Chinese researchers.
Climate change is an existential threat to mankind and it poses a wide range of risks to the populace. The new study highlights the consequences of climate change on humans by linking increase in temperatures to higher mortality rate.
A chance discovery by a high school student has led to the finding of the youngest, smallest and most complete fossil dinosaur skeleton yet found of the tube-crested Parasaurolophus. The new fossil reveals a bit more about the development of this species of dinosaur.
The southern part of the Amazon rain forest is browning and dying and an extension of 3 weeks has been observed in the dry season of the forest, unlike 30 years back. Climate change is believed to be the reason behind this adverse impact on the forest, according to a study.
The Amazon Rainforest is one of the most species rich locations in the world. Now, though, scientists have discovered that this ecological hotspot may be facing new dangers from climate change. It turns out that the southern portion of this rainforest is at a much higher risk of dieback due to stron...
A 14 year-old girl's first trip to the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas is something that she will treasure her entire life as she discovered a raw 3.85-carat diamond over the weekend.
The non-indigenous aquatic species 'lionfish' that is mostly found in the Indo-Pacific is continuing its invasion of the Atlantic, surpassing all attempts to control the rapidly growing population. This gives rise to concern that the population explosion may turn into an ecological disaster.
Ever since the first Neanderthal fossil was discovered its relationship with hominins and modern humans has been a subject of much debate. A latest study on analyzing fossil teeth claims that there is no known hominin that is a common ancestor of Neanderthals and modern humans.
There may be another threat to the Yangtze finless porpoise, one of the most endangered species in the world. It turns out that noise from shipping traffic could be impacting this animal's ability to hunt for and find prey in the wild. This, in turn, could greatly affect species populations.