Thousands of people have been evacuated as the Thomas Fire threatens Santa Paula and Ventura, destroying homes and vehicles in its path.
Beach-goers on the Fylde coast are warned not to let their dogs eat a bright-yellow substance that has contaminated the land.
Being given fewer toys at once meant toddlers played with higher quality and for longer with each toy, research from the University of Toledo has found.
A 250-metre cave network dating back to the Ice Age has been discovered underneath a residential area of Montreal by two amateur explorers.
The first cub to be born in France startled the first lady by growling at her during the panda's naming ceremony.
The tech, dubbed "take me home", would essentially add self-return capabilities to the spacesuit, bringing the astronaut back to a safe point.
27 statues of varying sizes have been unearthed and are being restored by the King Amenhotep III Temple Conservation Project.
Meteorites allowed Bronze Age metal workers to create iron tools before humans were able to smelt iron and create tools.
Carbon-dioxide can be trapped away by these new plants that Breakthrough Prize winning biologist Joanne Chory has created in her lab.
Winners of the third Royal Society Publishing photography competition, which celebrates the power of images to communicate science.
The video, dubbed "Transient", was recorded with the help of a Phantom Flex 4K camera.
Massive gas clouds made of hydrogen and other materials from within and outside the Milky Way have been mapped in detail.
Using ground penetrating radar, an archaeologist believes the area which is also near Fort Negley will contain a "high likelihood of human remains".
Producing and transporting food to households affects environment with 20-30% global greenhouse gas emissions.
WWF has tagged Amazon river dolphins in order to understand how they live, move, and how human-made threats like gold mining affect their health.