July 1, 2016, 3:01 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
An entomologist came across the 'horrific' find while on honeymoon.
Everything you ever wanted to know about tumbleweeds
July 1, 2016, 11:31 a.m. by Sidney Stevens
Part cultural icon and part invasive nuisance, tumbleweeds have an intriguing and tangled history.
Squirrel does fantastic leap to avoid becoming hawk's lunch
July 1, 2016, 10:26 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
This Lincoln Park critter jumped at the chance to decline the hawk's meal invitation.
Great white shark caught sleeping on film for the first time
July 1, 2016, 2:50 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Video could finally offer insight into the mysteries about how sharks get their shuteye.
Extraterrestrial opal discovered in Antarctic meteorite
June 30, 2016, 2:45 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The mineraloid, valued for its colorful characteristics as a gemstone, may shed further light on how water came to Earth.
These prize-winning images of dogs will steal your heart
June 30, 2016, 11:30 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
The 10th annual competition drew entries from photographers in 90 different countries.
There's a huge helium deposit under Tanzania, and here's why you should care
June 30, 2016, 11:04 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Helium isn't just for floating balloons and funny voices.
Adelie penguins likely to experience significant decline by end of century
June 30, 2016, 10:42 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
As much as 60 percent of Adelie penguin colonies could be in decline by 2099 due to a changing climate.