Haunting Russian statue discovered to be 11,000-years-old
August 30, 2015, 9:39 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Covered in a mysterious code, the Shigir Idol is the oldest wooden structure in the world.
Mega-quake: The 'big one' could happen soon, but probably not where you think
July 24, 2015, 3:32 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The Pacific Northwest might be where the next huge tremors happen, say seismologists.
Signs of blood cells found inside dinosaur fossils
June 11, 2015, 8:15 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Scientists have discovered structures that resemble an emu's red blood cells, and others that look like collagen, inside eight 75 million-year-old dinosaur bones.
Oldest stone tools predate evolution of Homo genus
May 21, 2015, 6:25 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Artifacts dating back 3.3 million years push back the known date of such toolmaking by 700,000 years.
Trade network existed between America and Asia hundreds of years before Columbus
April 20, 2015, 8:17 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Add another group to the list of civilizations who re-discovered the New World before Columbus.
Era of human dominance over Earth began in 1610, say scientists
March 13, 2015, 4:28 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The beginnings of the Anthropocene Era may not have occurred with the agricultural or industrial revolutions as previously theorized.
Organisms discovered that haven't evolved in more than 2 billion years
February 6, 2015, 2:48 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The biological oddity does not raise questions about Darwin's theory of natural selection — rather, it affirms the theory, say scientists.
Turtles more closely related to birds than to lizards, according to landmark genetic study
November 24, 2014, 10:17 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The turtle evolutionary tree has been hotly debated for decades. Scientists finally have some answers.