A powerful enough solar flare could knock out our power grids, disrupt our GPS satellites, and bring the global economy to a halt, warns a British scientists.
NASA's Spitzer space telescope has detected a light source coming from a large earth-like planet.
The great Pacific garbage patch has created a new breeding ground for a marine insect, which in turn is changing Pacific ecosystems.
The video offers researchers a very unusual opportunity to view the Cross River gorilla behaving normally.
'Hot Jupiters' are Jupiter-mass planets orbiting close to stars. A study suggests that they might have been kicked inward from their original orbit, destroying or ejecting other planets.
A new study found that giant plant-eating dinosaurs could have produced giant quantities of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas.
A huge sunspot spanning more than 60,000 miles could erupt, sending high energy radiation into space.
New research relates hominin brain growth to walking on two feet.
Researchers have recently unearthed what they think may have been the biggest crocodile ever to have lived on Earth.
A new study points to the area made up of Kazhakstan, Russia and Ukraine as the region that was home to the first domesticated horses.
Like gigantic, long-necked, prehistoric cows, sauropod dinosaurs roamed widely around the Earth 150 million years ago, scientists reported in the journal Current Biology on Monday.
In a new study, scientists theorize that giant, vegetation-munching sauropods emitted nearly as much methane each year into the warm atmosphere as do all natural and industrial sources today.
New research suggests that a copying error found in humans seems to distinguish human brains from those of primates.
New billboards designed by the Heartland Institute compare climate scientists to the Unabomber, and other mass murderers. Climate scientists and other writers respond.
A new study and one to be published soon on Asian bird flu have prompted debate about safeguards during research and how much access others should have to research details.
Supermoon Saturday: It's also called the 'Flower Moon,' and 'Milk Moon.' The 'supermoon' will be only 221,802 miles from Earth, the closest to our planet this year.
The Swiss aviator Yves Rossy recently flew across the Rio de Janeiro sky with his jet-propelled wing, parachuting safely to a southern Brazilian beach.
A new study has found that a zombifying ant fungus can be kept at bay by another pathogen.
No, it won't. You people really need to learn to calm down.
Greenland's glaciers are melting 30 faster than they were a decade ago, satellite images reveal.