Articles about Natural History
Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 7:50 AM
Though it appears to be linked to funeral rituals, the relic's purpose and symbolism remain a mystery.
Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 9:10 AM
The skull of a newly discovered whale species reveals distinctive density variation and shapes suggestive of echolocation.
Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 9:30 AM
Researchers have found clues to the lives of long-extinct aquatic sloths off the coast of Peru.
Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 9:10 AM
Though they're perceived as destructive, volcanoes may actually play an important part in promoting biodiversity, a new study suggests.
Wed, Mar 05, 2014 at 4:01 PM
Seen only from the air, these large motifs etched into the landscape by ancient people still remain a mystery.
Wed, Mar 05, 2014 at 8:30 AM
The fossils, dating back to the Middle-Upper Jurassic period, have remarkably intact skeletons — often containing soft tissues and even feathers.
Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 12:01 PM
A new study finds that dogs are sensitive to emotional acoustic cues the same way people are.
Wed, Feb 05, 2014 at 12:25 PM
Test your knowledge of the Father of Evolution with our Charles Darwin quiz.
Wed, Feb 05, 2014 at 12:13 PM
A new fossil discovery traces the bizarre 'sucker-footed' bats back 37 million years.
Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 9:30 AM
Anthropologists have discovered an ancient fire pit in the controversial Qesem Cave.
Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 8:40 AM
Archaeologists found strange deposits beneath a building's floor in Sardis, where an earthquake struck nearly 2,000 years ago.
Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 3:51 PM
This dedicated woman's Little Nature Museum has never stopped growing.