Articles about Natural History
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.
Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 8:00 AM
In a recipe for disaster, a piece of Halley's comet may have collided with Earth, sending particles into the atmosphere that caused a cooling climate shift.
Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 7:50 AM
New research, including newly translated ancient records, indicates that the construction of the famed afterlife army was inspired by Greek art.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 at 1:40 PM
The genetic material is the oldest ever sequenced and may shed light on an extinct group of humans called Denisovans.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 at 8:20 AM
Ancient DNA research has revealed genetic links between modern humans and our extinct ancestors, including Neanderthals and the mysterious Denisovans.
Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 1:20 PM
Scientists have found water — untouched for millions of years — in a Chesapeake Bay crater, shedding light on the history of the bay's salinity levels.
Mon, Nov 04, 2013 at 2:49 PM
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement division may reclaim the auctioned skull as part of an investigation into a major fossil smuggling ring.
Mon, Nov 04, 2013 at 12:30 PM
Ancient Antarctic forests may have been a mix of deciduous and evergreen, a new study suggests.
Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 12:20 PM
A look at carpenter bee lineage could help scientists understand bees' current troubles.