Knife-wielding monk seal pup spotted on Hawaii beach
Hawaiian officials are warning beachgoers after a monk seal pup was spotted on a local beach with a knife in its mouth.
Ultrasound found the secret of a people who dive deep
"They are simply a stranger to the land," an anthropologist says of Southeast Asia's Bajau people, and a new study shows their bodies have changed...
Zoo kangaroos weren't active—so visitors threw bricks at them
One kangaroo is dead and another is injured after visitors at a Chinese zoo hurled rocks and other objects at them in two separate incidents.
What's next for NASA's TESS exoplanet hunter?
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA's newest planet-hunting powerhouse, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), leaped into orbit Wednesday...
9-foot alligator wrangled out of Florida homeowner's pool
Florida police say they had to assist a trapper Thursday after a 9-foot alligator was spotted taking a dip in an Odessa homeowners’ pool.
Humans are killing off large mammals at an alarming rate, study finds
A new study shows that mankind has killed off large mammals at an exceptionally fast rate, a trend that appears to be speeding up over time.
Giant impact may have created Mars' moons
Mars may have gained its two tiny moons after an asteroid-size object slammed into the surface of the Red Planet.
How a bizarre Nazi military machine left a lasting mark on the environment
VIENNA —The Tirpitz was the Nazis' most imposing warship and the largest battleship ever built by a European navy. It should have been an easy...
New species of 'exploding ants' discovered in Southeast Asia
Fifteen new species of “exploding ants” – including one entirely new to science – have been discovered in Southeast Asia, Gizmodo reported, citing...
Tortoise with cracked shell recovers after $4G operation
A wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in California is recovering this week from a three-hour operation that...
Doctor who gave Asperger syndrome its name helped Nazis kill children, study says
The Austrian doctor for whom Asperger syndrome is named helped the Nazis kill disabled children during World War II, according to a study published...
Rare Titanic rescue letters surface
Two extremely rare letters written by a passenger on Titanic rescue ship RMS Carpathia are up for auction in the U.K. this weekend.