One eagle-eyed Google Street View user recently came across a very unusual object in the clouds over Florida.
The organisms, which sit on a 'major new branch' of the tree of life, were found in woodland in Nova Scotia.
A record-breaking 80,000-year-old clonal colony of aspen trees in central Utah is in danger of being wiped out.
The Chinese city of Chengdu is working on a novel space-age solution to illuminating its streets at night.
Jason Fisher spent two months in a coma after being found unconscious on the street in Hull two years ago.
Scientists have discovered the oldest known frog specimens within pieces of fossilized tree sap.
Several of the trees, which date back thousands of years, have abruptly died off within the last decade.
Covering 11 generations over a period of 500 years, the family tree is thought to be the largest ever created.
A solitary tree on an island in New Zealand may hold the key to determining the beginning of the Anthropocene.
New footage has emerged showing a large chunk of ice narrowly missing pedestrians on a London street.
The act of hitting tree trunks thousands of times may actually be giving woodpeckers brain damage.
By embedding nanoparticles in leaves, scientists at MIT have created plants that glow in the dark.
Police are appealing for information after a pensioner inexplicably burst in to flames in broad daylight.
Two cave experts have discovered a hidden network of caves underneath the busy streets of the city.
Authorities have been investigating a recent 'attack' on a number of protected 200-year-old trees.
The female Bengal tiger had inexplicably managed to escape a transport truck and was prowling the streets.
A recent bout of stormy weather in Russia caused portable toilets to start careening down the street.
When it comes to extremely long-lived life forms, trees and plants beat animals hands down every time.
The incredible footage shows a burst water main exploding out of the ground next to a busy street.
Stop-motion animator Kevin Parry has created a short video clip that seems to defy the laws of physics.