Baby penguins hatch at Boston aquarium, make public debut
The New England Aquarium in Boston officially has a new addition: four newly hatched blue penguins.
WWII wreck USS Helena discovered by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen's crew
A team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has found the wreck of the USS Helena in the Pacific, almost 75 years after it was sunk by Japanese...
SpaceX prepares to launch NASA's TESS exoplanet hunter
SpaceX is set to launch NASA's newest exoplanet-hunting spacecraft on Wednesday evening.
Giant group of octopus 'moms' discovered during deep sea expedition: 'It's suicide'
A group of more than 100 octopus "moms" and their eggs were found clustered about 2 miles below the ocean's surface off the Pacific coast of Costa...
Green moon hoax goes viral ahead of April 20
Claims that a green moon would be visible for the first time in 420 years on April 20 went viral on Facebook this week — and scientists are ready...
New York's Tappan Zee Bridge to be used to create artificial reefs
A bridge that used to be the cause of headaches for commuters in the New York region will soon have a new life to help foster marine life.
Stunning space diamonds discovery: Mysterious meteorite came from 'lost planet'
New analysis of a meteorite fragment from Sudan has found space diamonds, which scientists say came from a “lost planet” destroyed billions of...
Scientists investigating a plastic-eating microbe accidentally improved it
Some rare good news in the fight against plastic pollution: Scientists working with a plastic-eating microbe discovered in Japan two years ago...
Haunting Titanic photo shows disaster victim's burial at sea
A rare photograph of a burial ceremony for a victim of the Titanic disaster is going up for auction this weekend, 106 years after the ill-fated...
Shark attacks force World Surf League to cancel major competition in Australia
Two separate shark attacks on surfers over the last two days forced the World Surf League to cancel one of its major competitions in Western...
Huge beast described as 'half human, half animal' caught on camera after 'savaging 2 dogs'
A mysterious "half-human, half animal" creature has been caught on camera after it was said to have savaged two dogs.
Hundreds of 30-foot sharks swimming in massive swarms baffle scientists
Massive swarms of over 1,000 basking sharks spotted off the northeastern U.S. are puzzling scientists.