The Arctic region is changing dramatically as a result of climate change. Permafrost is melting and releasing carbon into the atmosphere, and a new federal report suggests that this may have tipped the Arctic region past the point of no return, making it a global warming accelerator.
Some deadly diseases that seemed headed for eradication in recent decades have been making a scary comeback in the past 10 years.
Hiccups could play an important role in an infant's brain development, a new study suggests.
The Geminid meteor shower is considered one of the best annual sky shows.
Officials in one Ohio county are asking people to be on the lookout for a mass that may look like a pine cone, but actually contains something else.
Many trees live to be thousands of years old — could their DNA hold the secret to slowing the human aging process?
Whether you wrap gifts like Martha Stewart or toss items into a bag at the last second and call it good enough, the presentation of your gift will likely have an effect on the recipient’s expectations about what’s inside — and potentially even how they feel about the present once it’s unwrapped.
BPA, a chemical found in many consumer products ranging from plastic bottles to thermal receipts, is likely present in humans in significantly higher levels than previously thought.
Many Christmas sweaters contain harmful materials that are adding to world's pollution problem, according to a U.K. environmental charity.
The last full moon of the decade will peak Thursday, Dec. 12.
A British lesbian couple has become the first in the world to carry a baby in both their wombs.
A small plane has crashed at Detroit City Airport on the runway. The crash happened around 8:40 a.m. on Tuesday.
A New Hampshire-based logging company has purchased more than a half-million acres of timberland in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
The Cranbrook Institute of Science has a new exhibit that lets you control and interact with robots, called Robot Revolution, that runs now through July 2020.
A rare cosmic spectacle is likely to occur on Thursday night if the alpha Monocerotid meteor shower turns into a meteor storm like astronomers are predicting.
Insect and spider populations are falling dramatically across the globe, spurring concern throughout the scientific community, and a new study suggests that the decline may be happening more quickly and extensively than previously suspected.
In recent decades, scientists have consistently warned that humanity was headed full-speed toward an antibiotic-resistant future. A new report from the CDC says that future is already here.
It’s not every day that you receive bear hugs while at work, unless it’s your job to take care of pandas.
The three African-American women whose stories were shared in the 2016 movie “Hidden Figures” will be awarded Congressional Gold Medals.
A woman who reportedly climbed over a safety barrier at the Bronx Zoo lion exhibit has been arrested.