A dead sperm whale washing ashore was pierced by scientist Bjarni Mikkelse in Faroe Islands. The whole event was caught on video.
A new study suggests some who get weight loss surgery also receive anti-aging benefits as well.
Scientists in Tibet have discovered the fossil of what may be the oldest big cat on record, and there could be more out there.
Microbes fossils over 3.5 billion years old have been discovered among the rocks in Australia.
A newly released high-resolution map of global forests created with the help of Google Earth is the first of its kind to reveal the extent of the losses and gains suffered by the Earth's forests in such details.
Black holes might be the enigmas of the universe, but the contents of their jets aren't so extraordinary, according to a new study. For the first time ever, researchers have been able to locate normal, everyday matter in a black hole jet.
A new device would test a chemical in the breath to see if blood sugar levels are being managed properly, thus eliminating the need for needles.
Scientists have possibly discovered a way of creating an invisibility cloak that can actually make the wearer invisible in multiple wavelengths - opening the possibility of "real" invisibility, like you see in the movies.
Call it a deep-space selfie if you will. Recently-released images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft show off Saturn in all its glory, including its rings, and for the first time ever, Earth and its moon in the background.
Three Mexican students ages 12 to 14 won the second place in the 2013 International Air and Space Program (IASP), an annual tournament organized by NASA.
Destroyed by the very force of nature it was intended to study, the European Space Agency's (ESA) GOCE satellite is no more. The gravity and ocean-studying satellite plunged into the Earth's atmosphere Monday, Nov. 11, disintegrating on its way down without causing any damage on the ground below.
We may be unique as a race, but it seems more and more evidence keeps piling up against the how special our planet Earth is. The latest study out of NASA's Kepler mission data reveals that as many as one in five sun-like stars contain Earth-like planets.
The massive Smith Cloud of hydrogen gas is on a collision course with the Milky Way galaxy, and while most gas clouds are destroyed in our galaxy's outer layer of hot ionized gas, scientists have discovered the cloud has a special line of defense: a "magnetic forcefield."
In news that seem to have come out of a science-fiction novel, the residents of Rjukan, a small town in southern Norway, inaugurated last Wednesday a series of giant mirrors with the purpose of reflecting sunlight, which is practically non-existent during winter in said town.
Seems there's more to a dog wagging its tail than a simple twitch of ecstasy. Scientists have deciphered the language of the wag, and it can tell a lot about a dog.