The Aegicetus gehennae was a species that represents a transitory stage, when ancient whales went from being foot-powered to tail-powered.
A man suspected of shooting an wedding dancer in the face because she stopped dancing has been identified after a video went viral.
A 57-year-old man was 200 feet from the shoreline when a 10 to 12-foot shark decided to take a bite from his inflatable paddleboard, before chasing him and another man to shore.
Populations appeared to benefit from the flames or, more specifically, the conditions they created.
The new estimate based on samples collected in California 8.3 million per cubic meter—not ten as previously calculated.
Climate scientists found that 14 of 17 climate models produced between 1970 and 2007 were broadly correct in their predictions, when differences in emissions were accounted for.
A draws on the expertise of 15 researchers from different disciplines to predict what a warming world will mean for the Earth's polar regions.
Researchers describe the process that enabled them to make artificial equivalents of two types of neurons—hippocampal and respiratory. They hope that one day it could help treat people with damaged neurons.
A 14-year-old sustained serious injuries to his scrotum and penis after colliding with a stationary car while cycling.
A study based on the medical records of more than 45,000 women found a positive correlation between permanent hair dye and breast cancer—particularly among those who are black.
Thunberg told crowds who had gathered to meet her in Lisbon, Portugal, she and other climate activists won't stop putting pressure on governments to act against climate change.
Researchers find first direct evidence of a "glacial oxygen pump," which they say extended an essential lifeline to the simple life forms that inhabited the Earth at the time.
The man was eventually calmed down after flight attendants and passengers intervened.
Although polychlorinated biphenyls are now banned, they continue to harm animals' health.
Scientists monitored rats reaction to stress over a 21-day period to find out what brain mechanisms affected their susceptibility or resilience to anhedonia.
The artefacts are thought to mostly date back to the New Kingdom (1570 to 1070 B.C.) and Hellenistic era (323 B.C.E. to 31 B.C.E.) but some of the earliest pieces are more than 5,000 years old.
The whale was a 20-tonne young male found on the sandbanks of a Hebridean island in Scotland. An autopsy revealed plastic cups, bags and gloves among other things had become stuck in its stomach.
The inmates were found drunk on booze and enjoying a bathe after a session in the engineering workshop refurbishing old waste skips.
World AIDS Day is held every year to support the 37 million people who live with HIV and remember those who have died from AIDS since it was discovered in the late 20th century.
The orangutan is said to be in a stable condition after undergoing surgery to have three bullets removed.
An altercation took place at Florida's Rose Gentlemen's Club around 3:15 a.m. local time on Thursday morning, leaving one man dead and two hospitalized.
Researchers claim to have identified its author using signs from the shape of the 'e's to the "rampant lion" watermarks.
Researchers tested a small sample of 18 batches of blood for drugs such as caffeine and Xanax. All tested positive for caffeine and the vast majority tested positive for Xanax.
Computer simulations suggest Neanderthals were already on the brink of extinction and had been for hundreds of thousands of years when demographic fluctuations and inbreeding pushed them over the edge.
The CDC has issued a recall notice advising consumers to throw away products grown in Salinas, California.
Researchers found concentrations of mercury among lions in coastal populations were three times as high as those in inland areas.
The new piece of legislation will allow law enforcement to prosecute people carrying out acts of cruelty against animals. Anyone who breaks the law will face a hefty fine and a jail sentence of up to 7 years.
Markings in the Gilgamesh (or Flood) Tablet suggest the god Ea duped humankind through the manipulation of phonetics—a trick that may be the first example of fake news, says academic.
IBM's Project Debater took part in a debate for and against artificial intelligence alongside to two humans. The case in favor of AI achieved a narrow victory.
Brain scans of obese teenagers showed damage in areas of the brain related to emotional control, reward, motor, sensory, and cognitive functions.