Scientists have discovered a large area of the deep seabed strewn with mounds of asphalt off the coast of Angola, hosting rich animal life.
A new study, published in the Journal of Archaeological Science, suggests that the site researchers had previously thought was the starting place of many of Stonehenge's rocks may not have been the source after all. Instead, ...
Geophysicists have disproved a long-held belief that changes in solar activity can be linked to increased earthquake activity.
Scientists have pinpointed the lowest temperature at which simple life can live and grow.
An innovative study looking at how orangutans build their nests has revealed that the apes use a high level of engineering know-how.
Scientists have demonstrated a clear link between the 11-year sun cycle and winter weather over the northern hemisphere for the first time.
Scientists have found that our cousins the Neanderthal employed sophisticated hunting strategies similar to the tactics used much later by modern humans. The new findings come from the analysis of subtle chemical variations ...
Rats might not be everyone's cup of tea, but you might want to think twice about reaching for the rat poison next time you come across one. While rat poison is brilliant at killing rats, it also spells danger for a whole ...
The 2011 Japan tsunami, which killed up to 20,000 people and caused the partial meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear plant, was made worse by an underwater landslide, according to scientists.
Scientists are uncovering a beautifully-preserved ecosystem from around a Jurassic hot spring, helping fill a gap in the fossil record of more than 300 million years.