For the first time in 40 years, a species of rhino has been seen in Kalimantan, the Indonesia part of Borneo.
Researchers at University College, London have developed a way of finding unique markings within a tumour - its "Achilles heel" - allowing the body to target the disease.
Humans could detect two types of aliens within the next century. These are primitive, microbial life forms within our solar system and an intelligent, advanced alien race that could turn our entire way of life upside down.
Scientists have discovered an extraordinary and gigantic crocodile that terrorized the seas some 130 million years ago, reports The Huffington Post.
Chinese lunar rover Yutu has discovered new volcanic rocks on Moon unlike those returned by Apollo and Luna missions, offering tantalising clues to the period of lunar volcanism.
Stunned scientists announce the unexpected discovery of large quantities of oxygen on a comet which streaked past the Sun in August with a European spacecraft in tow.
Scientists have suspected for months the presence of water on Pluto. But it was not until recently that they had solid proof, and the discovery is raising intriguing questions about the color and location of the water ice.
A monkey that sneezes when it rains and a "walking" fish are among more than 200 species discovered in the ecologically fragile eastern Himalayas in recent years, according to conservation group WWF.