Shark attack off Cape Cod leaves swimmer with wounds to torso, legs
A 61-year-old swimmer was airlifted to a Boston hospital Wednesday after suffering a shark bite off Cape Cod that resulted in deep puncture wounds...
Rare nickel up for auction in Philadelphia bought for $4.56 million
An extremely rare nickel up for auction in Philadelphia fetched $4.56 million from an anonymous buyer Wednesday.
Shark attacks Cape Cod swimmer, leaves puncture marks
A man swimming off Cape Cod has been attacked by a shark and is being airlifted to a hospital.
Stern of US WW II destroyer discovered near remote Alaskan island: Survivor recounts harrowing day
In 1943, Daryl Weathers was a 19-year-old Seaman 2nd Class aboard the destroyer USS Abner Read, which was conducting an anti-submarine patrol in...
Plasma scientists created invisible, whooping 'whistlers' in a lab
There's a sort of radio wave that bangs its way around Earth, knocking around electrons in the plasma fields of loose ions surrounding our planet...
Iron and titanium found on 'Ultrahot Jupiter,' an exoplanet first
For the first time ever, astronomers have found iron and titanium in the atmosphere of a planet outside the solar system. The exoplanet, named...
Tasmanian devils face new cancer threat for survival in the wild
A new study from a British university has revealed that the Tasmanian devil is under severe threat from a newly emerged contagious cancer, which...
Blue-green toxic algae invades Florida river
As Florida reels from the ‘red tide’ algae bloom on its Gulf Coast, a freshwater bloom on the other side of the state has caused blue-green toxic...
Red tide crisis: The science behind the toxic algae bloom on Florida's Gulf Coast
Florida’s red tide, which was declared an emergency by Gov. Rick Scott on Monday, has been devastating marine life on Florida’s Gulf Coast this...
These new seahorses are so tiny that hundreds of them would fit in your hand
A newly discovered seahorse may be tiny, but it's making large waves by just being plain adorable.
Prehistoric survivor? How we know the 'Meg' is dead
Aren't sharks scary enough? The biggest of them all — the megalodon — has been dead three million years. And, yes, if they were alive now,...
This strange nebula looks inside out and born-again
The nebula of a dying star has a "inside-out" appearance, scientists announced in a new study — and this may be our sun's ultimate fate.