Three nominees for each of the eight photo contest categories, and – for the first time – a shortlist of six nominees for the World Press Photo of the Year.
The large animal was seen with its three young ones and has triggered worries over the dangers of having the wild beast roaming through residential areas.
Donald Trump's budget is a direct indicator of just how little weight his administration is giving to the increasingly dire warnings from climate scientists
A new image that will be shot next year from outside the Solar System will remind us how the Earth is nothing more than "a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam".
The woman received hormone replacement therapy and was put on a breast pumping regimen in order to facilitate milk production.
Once it lands on the Red Planet, the rock will be used as target practice for a high-precision laser called 'SHERLOC' positioned on the rover's robotic arm on the rover's arm.
"Untranslatable words help us understand the bountiful variety of emotions and bonds that are in English subsumed within the one word 'love'".
A recently published journal seems to suggest prehistoric Scandinavians were prone to violence against men and women.
A new study, published in the journal Earth and Planetary Science Letters, contradicts the standard model of our planet's evolutionary history.
"There is no compelling reason at all to assume benevolence, for example, that extraterrestrials are wise and kind due to their ancient civilisation's experience".
Their thinness makes them extremely promising for applications in electronics, among other fields, researchers say.
Studies have shown that early experiences play an important role in who we choose as a sexual partner.
Michelle Meyers, an American woman, went to bed with a headache and woke up with a British accent. It turns out she suffers from Foreign Accent Syndrome and EDS.
Surprisingly, individuals in couples with a satisfactory sex lives were more likely to cheat on their partners.
Wine has been known as a magical substance since its appearances in Homeric tales, with the unique power to bring euphoria and an altered states of consciousness.
The ocean, named Kraken Mare, measures 400,000 sq km and is mainly composed of liquid methane at -184 degrees Celsius.
Romeo has been looking for a mate for the last 10 years, but to no avail. He needs help in order to find his lover, otherwise his whole species might die with him.
Nearly 3,000 dogs are competing to win Best in Show at the 142nd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York.
The day is promoted by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) in an effort to reduce the spread of HIV through safe sex practices.