Over a thousand rare wild monkeys - some carrying herpes - are on the loose in the sunshine state of Florida after a tour guide brought animals decades ago.
Researchers from France and the US scooped up the Ig Nobel prize this week after confirming the "beer goggle effect" - which is when people think they are more attractive after drinking alcohol.
NASA confirmed Thursday that Voyager 1 has left our solar system and entered interstellar space more than a year ago, after travelling for 36 years in space.
Apes are considered to be the closest relative to mankind and new research shows a similar characteristic we share with these creatures.
Who knew there were awards for the world's ugliest animals? Well there is, and the British Ugly Animal Preservation Society crowned the blobfish, a sad-looking fish, the coveted award on Thursday. The purpose of the contest is not to poke fun at the animal, but instead highlight nature's less captivating animals and prevent them from becoming extinct.
Researchers have discovered signs of life in 20 different microbes in the first ever sediment sample to be analyzed from the bottom of an ice-covered lake in Antarctica.
Scientists have made a significant finding following a meteorite found in California last year contained organic molecules, suggesting an extraterrestrial source for the evolution of life on Earth.
The periodic table may soon be changing after scientists offered new evidence for the existence of a still unconfirmed element with atomic number 115.
In the past nine days since Yosemite National Park in Northern California has been target by a Rim Fire, almost 150,000 acres have burned and the blaze has grown to the 13th largest fire in California's history. Over 3,000 firefighters have jumped in to help with the massive fire.
At least 21 cases of the measles have been traced back to a Texas megachurch pastor who encouraged the parishioners to not vaccinate their children.
A man has become a real life Lazarus after his heart stopped beating for 45 minutes and was suddenly revived, shocked doctors said on Thursday, according to the Associated Press.
Yosemite National Park has been ravaged by a wildfire which has been taking over rugged land west of the park on Thursday, driving hundreds of residents and visitors out of the area.
A year ago, Curiosity Rover landed safely on Mars and today is its first birthday.
A graveyard of comets has been discovered in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, astronomers said Friday, and the inactive comets are being dubbed "Lazarus" comets as they have the ability to spring back to life after millions of years of inactivity.
What hit the market just three short years ago has gone on to become a hit seller - e-cigarettes sales hit about $1 billion, according to Wells Fargo securities analysts, double that what it was last year.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.