Articles about Natural History
Mon, Aug 05, 2013 at 10:49 AM
The bizarre symbol over 1,000 feet in diameter lies miles away from the nearest city.
Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 1:45 PM
In Ireland, workers have found a 77-pound barrel full of well-preserved butter. How is it possible that something so perishable could last that long?
Tue, Jul 02, 2013 at 11:02 AM
Following his natural death in June, the last known male Pinta tortoise will be preserved by taxidermists at the American Museum of Natural History.
Mon, Jul 01, 2013 at 11:03 AM
Learn about the natural world past and present at these outstanding museums.
Wed, Jun 05, 2013 at 1:10 PM
In a billion-year-old battle of the microbes, foraminifera may have been responsible for the decline of stromatolites.
Fri, May 17, 2013 at 10:30 AM
Bright colors, loud calls and myriad interesting facts abound in "Frogs: A Chorus of Colors."
Wed, May 15, 2013 at 1:20 PM
Tooth and jaw fossil remnants dating back 25 million years fill a gap in the fossil record.
Tue, May 07, 2013 at 12:52 PM
New fossils also show earliest evidence of hunting and scavenging by our human ancestors.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 4:02 PM
Two geneticists have applied Moore's Law to life instead of computers, and their data suggests that life could have preceded the earth's formation.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 12:20 PM
The National Park Service has named two new natural landmarks that serve as preserves of once-ubiquitous ecosystems.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 4:04 PM
A 13th-century tomb has been unearthed from a Scottish parking lot, and archaeologists have reason to believe it houses a noble knight.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 2:48 PM
Construction workers in London turned up 13 skeletons of Black Death victims dating back to 1350.