Last year's massive drought in the United States was the worst on record, and apparently wasn't caused by global warming. Government scientists have announced that the dry spell was a freak of nature rather than the result of climate change.
Recently discovered fossils that combine both human and ape traits may reveal the ancient ancestor of humans.
Researchers have discovered a secret population of orangutans in Borneo. Now, the rare species may be receiving some extra protection from the government.
A severe storm swept across the Midwest Wednesday. More snow is expected for Thursday.
If you've ever seen a Komodo dragon, you know that you'd never want to be attacked by one. Yet that's exactly what happened to an 83-year-old Indonesian woman who had to fight off the massive lizard with a broom.
A new species of tree-dwelling porcupine has been discovered in Brazil in an area that is at risk for destruction.
Paleontologists in China have unearthed the oldest fossilized dinosaur embryos ever discovered; they could shed light on dinosaur development.
Dark lightning, the flashes of gamma rays that occur during thunderstorms, can zap airline passengers with radiation during flight.
An unusual anal fish fin discovered in an ancient fossil may offer new insight into the evolutionary history of paired limbs--such as our legs.
A new report and an interactive map reveal that extreme weather disasters impacted nearly 80 percent of Americans over the past few years.
The reports from RSPB state that one of UK's rarest bird is put at gurther risk due to the cold spring.