"We saw that microbial communities respond quite rapidly—within four or five years—to even modest levels of warming," said an author of the study.
Between the Early Middle Ages and the 1970s, levels of lead pollution spiked between 250 to 300-fold.
Jeff Weakley was bitten by an unidentified shark while surfing in the waters off Flagler Beach in 1994.
The enormous undersea mountain is an ocean plateau rather than a shield volcano, scientists say.
Einstein's general theory of relativity beautifully describes the nature of gravity and its effect on large objects in the universe. However, there are alternative explanations.
The bird's dancing landed him a slot on "The Late Show."
The robotic aircraft was built by aerospace manufacturer Boeing and resembles the well-known space shuttle in shape, although it is much smaller.
Nieves penitentes on Earth's second highest volcano could offer insight in the search for extraterrestrial life.
Russian space agency Roscosmos has said that it wants to establish a lunar base by 2040 as part of a three-stage program.
A post-mortem examination conducted by the Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme suggests the animal was killed deliberately.
Astronomers have measured the spin rate of five, distant supermassive black holes for a study published in the Astrophysical Journal.
Yesterday, the region experienced its strongest earthquake for two decades when a 6.4 magnitude tremor struck near the community of Ridgecrest.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing with a road trip to some of the places that made it possible.
Once touted as an indestructible magic material, plastics have proven they are, indeed, long lasting - often ending up in our oceans, polluting reefs and killing wildlife. Here's how to help while you travel.
AI devices, heads-up displays, smart license plates and more are make drivers safer.
"Our investigation shows the lengths that unscrupulous sellers will go to constantly pull the wool over the eyes of shoppers," said Natalie Hitchins, of consumer watchdog Which?
In total, the bloom weighs a staggering 20 million tons, according to an international team of scientists.
The vessels—which are thought to be the graves of high-status individuals—could potentially date back to the Viking Age.
Scientists have identified genetically inherited gut microbes that regulate how much methane a cow produces.
The kauri tree, found in New Zealand, lived over 40,000 years ago.
The palace site, known as Kemune, was until recently covered by water from a reservoir, according to archaeologists.
A notice posted to the page—known as a subreddit—voiced solidarity with a movement being promoted this week by Larry Sanger, a co-founder of Wikipedia. It will return to normal on July 5.
The South Pa-cific Gyre is home to a spaceship graveyard, plastic pollution—and very little else.
Steamboat is the world's tallest currently active geyser, capable of shooting jets of boiling hot water more than 300 feet into the air.
"There is no telling how many I have in my yard," Pearland resident Marranda Ganucheau said.