'Game of Thrones' ant has dragon-like spikes
A dragon from "Game of Thrones" has come to life — sort of.
Solar Impulse 2 pilot: 'We made the impossible possible'
Pilot Andre Borschberg believes that Solar Impulse 2’s historic global journey will inspire others to make innovative use of renewable energy.
Scientists confirm unnamed, rarely seen whale species roams Pacific Ocean
Genetic tests confirm that a mysterious, unnamed species of beaked whale only rarely seen alive by Japanese fishermen roams the northern Pacific...
Delta Aquarid meteor shower peaks tonight
The annual Delta Aquarid meteor shower peaks overnight Thursday, and you can watch the event live via a special webcast by the online Slooh...
Mysterious purple sea orb stymies scientists
"Have a look at that dark purple blob on the left, there." With those words, scientists aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus uncovered a marine...
Study: North America has just one true wolf species
The US government recognizes three wolf species in North America: the red wolf, eastern wolf, and gray wolf.
Cute debut: First fairy penguin chick born at Bronx Zoo
A new baby penguin has joined the animals on display at the Bronx Zoo, and it’s adorable.
Strange 'burning' object spotted in sky over western US
A strange, apparently burning object was spotted in the sky over parts of the western U.S. Wednesday night.
Huge quake for the Himalayas? Ancient Hindu temples hold clues
Past earthquakes that damaged ancient temples perched high in the Himalayas could be harbingers of dangerous quakes to come, new research suggests
Archaeologists discover ancient, unique kiln and workshop in Israel
Israeli archaeologists in the Western Galilee have uncovered a 1,600-year-old ceramics workshop and a distinctive kiln cut into bedrock that was...
Dolly the sheep's clone 'sisters' are healthy in old age
Four cloned sheep that are genetically identical to Dolly, the first cloned mammal, are still healthy even in old age, a new study found
New York set for rare phenomenon: A corpse flower in bloom
Plant lovers in New York are in for a smelly treat with the imminent bloom of a rare corpse flower at the city's Botanical Garden.