The mystery of where all the dino poop went has been solved.
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 11:40:00 -0500
A newly discovered 'killer jaw' crocodile adds to the growing list of toothy marine crocodiles that flourished during the Age of Dinosaurs.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:30:00 -0500
A cancerous great white shark and a panda bear on its naming day also make appearances in this week's gallery.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 15:20:00 -0500
With the sad demise of Comet ISON fresh in our minds, it's worth remembering that there's plenty more (and perhaps more impressive) lumps of space ice where that came from.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:10:00 -0500
Several staples of the season are actually based on relatively recent inventions.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 13:20:00 -0500
Computer modeling of dino-era flying reptiles reveals they did not float happily on the water.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:45:00 -0500
HD 106906b is no "ordinary" alien planet -- it shouldn't exist. Continue reading →
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:12:24 -0500
Given the mix of stories and superstitions that constitute holiday preparations and celebrations, seasonal myths can carry over year to year.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:10:00 -0500
An ice-surveying mission over Antarctica captured this beautiful image of a lenticular cloud jutting up over Mount Discovery. Continue reading →
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 11:55:10 -0500
Slippery clay that looks like scaly black dragon skin is the crucial clue needed to explain the 2011 Japan earthquake's surprising impact.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 11:15:00 -0500
New tech could lead to quieter jets, factories and construction equipment.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 10:30:00 -0500
The 26-year-old Australian noticed he had cuts to his right hand and blood on his leg.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 10:00:00 -0500
Skillful boat maneuvering helped rescuers save 35 whales stranded off the Florida Everglades.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 09:00:00 -0500
A fierce storm battered northern Europe with hurricane force winds Thursday, leaving five people dead or missing, disrupting travel and forcing thousands to flee their homes over fears of the worst tidal surge in decades.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 06:15:00 -0500
Say this five times fast: She sells seashells by the seashore. Or: Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. These famous tongue twisters are nothing compared to a new one created by MIT researchers who claim they've created the hardest one ever.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 05:06:22 -0500
GM will be using landfill gas to power its Fort Wayne, Ind., and Orion, Mich., assembly plants.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 03:00:00 -0500
Lawmakers of the House Science Committee discussed the search for extraterrestrial life with three experts for 2 hours -- an event that exposed the good and bad of political attitudes toward science. Continue reading →
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 18:58:47 -0500
South African icon Nelson Mandela, 95, died Thursday at his Johannesburg home.
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:00:00 -0500
Sleep deprivation impairs the brain in multiple ways that could explain the crash of a Metro-North train earlier this week.
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:00:00 -0500
Why do people falsely claim to be victims of discrimination, assaults and hate crimes? The reasons are strange and varied. Continue reading →
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:27:20 -0500