Natural History

Hybrid of extinct aurochs and ice age bison discovered in cave paintings

Hundreds of ancient human footprints found near volcano

Oldest fossils ever found reveal glimpse of Earth's earliest organisms

All the world's songbirds come from Australia

New species of strange dolphin once lived in Alaskan rivers

8 places to find real buried treasure

Ancient Chinese origin myth actually happened, say researchers

What did dinosaurs sound like?

Earth's continents might all join together in 250 million years

The ancestor of all known life was a microbe that ate hydrogen from deep-sea volcanoes

Boozy primates may hint at the roots of alcoholism

Scientists have finally discovered why turtles have shells