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.
Callum Stewart and his friends were diving off the coast of Martin Island in New South Wales, Australia when he came face to face with the shark.
Every year on the night of 17 January, horses are ridden through huge flames and clouds of smoke on the streets of the village of San Bartolome de los Pinares.
The Bornean orangutan, which is one of man's closest living relatives, is under threat from deforestation and poaching.
A group of golfers came across an alligator fighting off a Burmese Python on a popular golf course in Florida. The incident lasted for 4 hours and led the way to some photo ops.
Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary assisted in freeing the whale, which had become trapped off Makena Beach, Maui.
A study published in the Medical Journal of Australia states that women forgo grey matter in the brain for more important tasks such as child rearing.