Establishing a human colony on the moon and traveling to Mars has been the stuff of dreams since the dawn of the space age.
A police sergeant looking for speeders captured a fireball streaking across the sky on his dashboard camera early Tuesday.
Researchers said Tuesday they had uncovered fossils showing that complex life on Earth began more than 1.5 billion years ago, nearly a billion years earlier than previously thought.
Florida alligators are known for eating many things: turtles, birds, the occasional human limb.
Any major coal spill on Australia's Great Barrier Reef could kill some colorful corals within two weeks and stunt the growth of fish and seagrass, a new study revealed Tuesday.
A 1,000-pound (454 kilogram)"domesticated" bison that was allowed to roam in her owner's Dallas-area home has moved on to pastures new. Bullet the bison was transported Saturday from Karen Schoeve's home in Argyle to her new home, which she will share with two cows, 15 miles (24.14 kilometers) away in Flower Mound. Schoeve says she was struggling to balance work and looking after Bullet and her two paint ponies, so she sold off the horses and two months ago advertised Bullet for sale on Craigslist for US$5,960.
A bison calf that tourists loaded into their vehicle at Yellowstone National Park because they were concerned for its welfare could not be reunited with its herd and had to be euthanized, park officials said Monday as they reasserted the importance of avoiding wildlife.
MIAMI - A woman in the US state of Florida was rushed to a hospital Sunday after being bitten by a shark -- with the whole animal still clutching on to her right arm, local media reported.
Two industrial designers in London discovered a clean, inexpensive way for people in developing countries to light their homes any time of the day or night. Using the simple force of gravity, the GravityLight is a safe alternative to kerosene for 1.3 billion people around the world without access to electricity.
Thousands of tiny red crabs are carpeting beaches in Orange County and creating an amazing spectacle for swimmers and surfers.