Some of the best free divers can reduce their heart rate to that typically found in aquatic mammals such as seals.
Archaeologists have discovered 13 ancient Egyptian coffins that have remained untouched since antiquity.
Wildlife authorities are trying to explain how monk seals are managing to get eels jammed up inside their nostrils.
A kayaker in New Zealand got the shock of his life when a seal suddenly 'attacked' him in a very unexpected way.
Astronauts have been working to locate and seal a small leak that has opened up aboard the orbiting outpost.
A particular large Australian fur seal was seen this week wandering up a street and climbing on to cars.
The asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs might have also produced intense volcanic activity.
Residents of rural merseyside were perplexed when the young seaborne mammal turned up in a field.
Six clay seals unearthed in Israel could prove that Kings David and Solomon actually existed.
Local residents have been forced to seal up their homes to keep out tens of thousands of the red insects.
Several artefacts were discovered inside the casket including a signet ring with a pharaonic seal.
Authorities in Sweden have been left confused after a seal pup was discovered in the middle of a forest.
Traffic was stopped for more than an hour in Balneario Camboriu after a half-ton seal went for a stroll.
Early paintings of seals found in the Cave of Nerja in Spain are thought to be the oldest ever found.
A new robot has been developed that will attempt to reach a sealed chamber within the Great Pyramid of Giza.
The European Space Agency is looking for volunteers to take part in a 520-day simulated round-trip to Mars, starting in ...