Woolly Mammoth Skeleton Sells for $645,000 at French Auction

The most intact woolly mammoth skeleton ever found was sold Saturday at a mammoth price — about $645,000. The prehistoric set of bones were discovered...

SpaceX Successfully Test Fires Falcon Heavy Rocket for First Time

Firmly locked to its launch pad, a powerful SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, made up of three strapped-together Falcon 9 core stages and a single...

US Women Headed for Worst Figure Skating Finish in Olympics

One by one, the best in American figure skating fell to the ice, their Olympic hopes dashed in the opening seconds of their short...

Photo of Outlaw Jesse James Bought on eBay for $10 Could be Worth $2...

A mysterious 19th-century photograph bought on eBay for just US$10 ($13) could be worth US$2 million ($2.6 million) after experts identified it as an...

Antarctica Has Had Big Increase in Snowfall

Scientists have compiled a record of snowfall in Antarctica going back 200 years. The study shows there has been a significant increase in precipitation over...

Hawaii to Ban Some Sunscreens Containing Chemicals Harmful to Coral Reefs

Hawaii has become the first US state to pass a bill banning the sale of any sunscreens that have chemicals known to harm coral...

Supermassive Black Hole Violently Devours Star

The immense power of a supermassive black hole's gravity pulled in a star, ripped it to shreds and then ate it, researchers said. Scientists Miguel...

British Bioethics Council Says Editing DNA of Human Embryos is ‘Morally Permissible’; Other Bioethicists...

A British ethics body has declared that it may be "morally permissible" to edit the genes of a human embryo based on what their...

Invasion of Large, Voracious Tegu Lizards Threatens South America

A group of South American lizards that can grow up to four feet long (1.2 meters) has established a home in the Florida wild...

Ailing Orca Whale in Pacific Northwest Believed to be Dead

Teams are searching for an ailing, critically endangered orca that a scientist who tracks the whale population in the Pacific Northwest says is likely...

Leon Lederman, Jewish Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist Who Coined the ‘God Particle’, Dies at 96

Leon Lederman, whose ingenious experiments with particle accelerators deepened science’s understanding of the subatomic world, died early Wednesday in Rexburg, Idaho. He was 96. His...

Astronomers From the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Say Mysterious Interstellar Asteroid ‘Oumuamua’ Could...

A mysterious asteroid called Oumuamua, the first interstellar object ever seen in the solar system, could be a gigantic alien solar sail send to...

WATCH: Indiana Police Officer Captures Footage of Geminid Meteor Shower

While out on patrol Wednesday evening, one police officer in Indiana captured breathtaking footage of the Geminid meteor shower, known for its green fireballs. Cpl....

Stray Dog Beats House Dogs to Become Top Sniffer Dog in India

Some 18 months after being rescued from stone-throwing children, a street-dwelling mongrel has emerged as India's top dog in the country's elite bomb- and...

Some Scientists Fear That the Shifting of Earth’s Magnetic North Pole Could Cause Global...

The Earth's north magnetic pole has been moving from its old location in Northern Canada towards Siberia. And there is a growing concern among...

‘Frankenstein’ Babies Whose Genes Were Edited by Scientist Are ‘Secretly Born in China’

Scientist He Jiankui was condemned around the world last year where he brazenly announced in a YouTube video he had produced the first gene-edited...

PICTURED: The Top 50 Entries in Agora Images’ #Nature2019 Photo Contest that Show God’s Creation...

It's hard to deny the beauty of Mother Nature. And even harder when you look at these incredible entries to an international photography competition that...

Google Reportedly Targeted Homeless People With ‘Dark Skin’ to Improve Facial Recognition Technology

Facial recognition technology’s failures when it comes to accurately identifying people of color have been well documented and much criticized. But an attempt by Google to improve...

Japan Nuclear Reacters Near Active Volcanoes Called Unsafe, Could Cause Nationwide Disaster

A prominent volcanologist disputed Japanese regulators’ conclusion that two nuclear reactors were safe from a volcanic eruption in the next few decades, saying Friday...

Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Spews Lava Into the Pacific Ocean

Thrill-seekers are flocking to the Hawaii coast, where lava is flowing from the Kilauea Volcano into the Pacific Ocean for the first time since...