The National zoo welcomed the four lion cubs last weekend who were born to a 9-year-old African lion Shera. Born over a seven-hour period, the cubs are doing good as they appear to be nursing, moving and vocalizing well.
New measurements made on the coast of southern California reveal that the surface of sea sucks in the atmospheric nitrogen oxide present in the polluted air at night, atmospheric chemists report.
The heat from warm water discharged from rivers into the Arctic Ocean contributes to the melting of the Arctic sea ice every summer, according to NASA findings.
A team of researchers have discovered what may be the largest carnivorous dinosaur from the Jurassic period that ever roamed in Europe.
If the current global warming trend continues, a dozen of UNESCO World Heritage sites would be lost, according to a new research.
The masquerade party never ends for these ladies.
The Balkan and Mediterranean countries as well as Turkey are all at higher risk of earthquakes than many other Europeans, according to a map produced by EU researchers.
About a century ago, over 100,000 tigers roamed the Earth and were located between Turkey and Eastern Russia. Scientists now estimate that there are only about 3,000 wild tigers left in the world, and each subspecies seems to be in trouble.
Researchers using satellite transmitters, mounted on the shell of young loggerhead sea turtles, for the first time have successfully tracked the mysterious journey of the newly hatched baby sea turtles.
A mysterious oval shaped giant virus trapped inside the Siberian permafrost for nearly 30,000 years, has finally been resurrected, according to a latest finding. The virus is found to be active.
Lyme disease is transmitted to humans through blacklegged ticks that are infected with the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi. Medical experts believe that the already-broad definition of the disease has led to poor treatments and misdiagnoses.