Scientists searching for life-bearing exoplanets have identified a new class of potentially habitable world.
A man has been rescued from the Alaskan wilderness after enduring repeated attacks by a grizzly bear.
Drawn by the Maestro himself, the small sketch of a bear's head has sold for a record-breaking sum.
Archaeologists have unearthed a pottery shard that still bears the fingerprint of the person who made it.
An unexpected visitor of a furry, four-legged variety gave one family quite a surprise earlier this month.
A 3,000-year-old clay figurine found in China bears more than a passing resemblance to the pigs from Angry Birds.
A very unusual bear has been captured on film in Banff National Park in Canada's Rocky Mountains.
A new study has suggested that men's beards have a distinct practical purpose beyond simple ornamentation.
The original design for the iconic statue featured a much larger and more robust torch-bearing arm.
A man with a white beard recently robbed a bank, threw the money in the air, then shouted 'Merry Christmas'.
An investigation is currently underway in an effort to track down who is responsible for painting the animal.
A thigh bone found in a Crimean cave belonged to a huge species of bird that was as heavy as a polar bear.
A homeowner in Missoula County, Montana recently returned home to find a rather unwelcome guest.
The outline of a bear created in the snow on a canal in Montreal has left a lot of people scratching their heads.
A young boy who was found after two days alone in the wilderness maintains that he was looked after by a bear.
One family got the surprise of their lives when they discovered that their adopted 'puppy' was actually a bear.
Dylan McWilliams defied the odds after being attacked by all three animals within the space of just three years.
A strange new species of tardigrade, or 'water bear', has been discovered in a Japanese car park.
The diminishing Arctic sea ice is making it almost impossible for polar bears to satisfy their energy needs.
Archaeologists have found the answer to one of the Queen Anne's Revenge's most enduring mysteries.