Previously, oolitic limestone was thought to have been formed as a result of ooid grains rolling on the sea floor, slowly staking up the layers of sediment.
Today's festive bird has been traced back to ancient Mexico where it was seen as a cultural symbol used in religious ceremonies.
Plants can now be made to resist environmental changes like global warming and pathogens.
Going by its composition, researchers believe that the water on angrites and water on Earth came from the same source.
The weird-looking squid, scientifically known as vampyroteuthis infernalis, was spotted at a depth of 1,290m off the Socorro Island.
Sharks usually practice multiple paternity, where a litter of pups have several fathers. But tiger sharks seem to be "genetically monogamous", which threatens their sustainability.
Romy McCloskey used her costume designing skills to replace the 3-day-old butterfly's damaged wing.
Current instruments designed to search for alien life tend to be relatively large, heavy and power-hungry. In addition, they can only detect indirect biological signatures.
Rare spectacle above Darwin is result of ice crystals in sky bending sun's rays so that they appear iridescent.
Offspring of these GMO species literally explode, killing off any unchecked species from growing in the wild.
In 2015, some 200,000 saiga antelopes, which is 62% of the global population, living in Kazakhstan died in a matter of three weeks.
It is unlikely that we will achieve a best case scenario, but it also unlikely that the Earth will become too hot to live in.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology says the lava flow is not because of an eruption, but predicts that one could take place in the next few days.
All species showed blue, previously invisible patterns on the head, some even over the whole body, a scientist noted.
A petition to make 1.8 million sq km of Antarctic sea a protected area is gaining steam.