A global effort to create a consolidated inventory of all existing sea life announced the results of eight years of work.
A new long-term earthquake forecast for California by the U.S. Geological Survey revises estimates for the chances of large earthquakes over the next several decades.
After months of anticipation, the NOAA Climate Prediction Center finally issued an El Niño advisory on March 5. How will it affect your weather?
More new mystery craters reported in Russian media last month. A Russian scientist calls for “urgent investigation.” Other scientists suggest a new cause.
Alaska’s famous Iditarod sled dog race traditionally runs from Anchorage to Nome. But this year, lack of snow forced a reroute and moved the kickoff 250 miles north.
This is Frankie, a German shepherd mix. He can sniff out thyroid cancer in patients’ urine samples with 88% accuracy, according to a new study.
Swiss plane Solar Impulse 2 landed Monday in Muscat, Oman, the first stopover in the attempt to fly around the world powered by the sun alone. Follow the flight.
Tortoise hatchlings spotted on the island of Pinzón last year are the first to have survived there in more than a century. Thanks to conservation efforts, tortoises are making a comeback.