Brown bear mothers in a Swedish forest use human "shields" against murderous males, overcoming their own fear to raise defenseless cubs near villages where hunters live, researchers said Wednesday.
"When we see children spit or speak aggressively, our first reaction is to punish or confront them," explains Therese-Marie Hanot, a teacher at the Pierre Danaux School in Thuin.
Thousands of people stepped out onto artist Christo Vladimirov Javacheff's latest work in northern Italy on Saturday, seizing the chance to "walk on water" until bad weather forced the evacuation of the floating walkway.
Astronomers say they've heard the echoes of two more crashing black holes -- a discovery that hints that the unseen violence of the universe may be pretty common.
The Bombay night frog, scientists revealed Tuesday, favors a mating position previously unknown among the amphibian group's 7,000 species, only the seventh catalogued in what might be called the Kamasutra for frogs.
A Greek archaeologist believes he has found a fragment of the lost throne of the rulers of Mycenae, famous from ancient myth and the story of the Trojan War.
Researchers have found an organic molecule essential to biology in interstellar space for the first time, announced experts Tuesday, a discovery that could help solve a long-time mystery.
Historic sites connected to Alexander Hamilton are getting a lot more visitors than they used to, thanks to a little Broadway show you might have heard about.
In this photo taken on Monday, June 13, hot air balloons fly over a lake during a ballooning festival in Velikiye Luki, Russia.
Born blind, Juan Pablo Culasso has never seen a bird. But through his gifted sense of hearing, he can identify more than 3,000 different bird sounds and differentiate more than 720 species.