Every week, we ingest as much as five grams of microplastics – that's the equivalent of swallowing a teaspoon of plastic or munching on your credit, according to the WWF.
A large metal mass five times the size of Hawaii has been discovered under the moon's largest crater.
"Bundles" of large worms were found inside the stomach of a four-year-old boy who for three days had suffered stomach pains, vomiting and severe constipation.
Marine salvage expert Nick Sloane says the iceberg would have to be 1,000 metres long, 500 metres wide, 250 metres deep and weigh around 125 million tonnes.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon landing, NASA wants to build a soundtrack of great songs to mark the occasion and to go with the people flying to the moon by 2024.
“I’m sick and tired of people complaining about this. Our job here is to keep people safe, and that is what we’re going to do. Some of you complain that this is all about my ego … stop. Okay, just stop right now. It’s not ... I’m done with you people. I really am. This is pathetic.”
The US space agency is detailing for the first time its plans to put astronauts back on the Moon by the Trump administration’s 2024 deadline.
A report from the UN World Health Organization has projected that antibiotic resistance could become one of the world's biggest killers in the coming decades.
"If we do not start talking about the threats facing nature the inspiration behind so much of our music, poetry and literature may go silent," the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds said.
The US opioid epidemic has been acknowledged by President Trump as a public health emergency. “As Americans, we cannot allow this to continue,” he said. “It is time to liberate our communities from this scourge of drug addiction.”