Articles about Natural History
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.
Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 7:40 AM
This baby duck-billed dinosaur fossil is the smallest, most complete and youngest ever found.
Wed, Oct 09, 2013 at 9:19 AM
The flightless bird is thought to have gone extinct by 1662, but one geologist has discovered observations that may challenge that extinction date.
Tue, Oct 08, 2013 at 12:49 PM
A look at the jaws of Dmanisi hominids provides clues to their dental habits, shedding light on why there is so much variation in the shapes of their jaws.
Mon, Sep 09, 2013 at 10:09 AM
Medieval and Renaissance cartographers used fantastical illustrations to warn of the dangers of the unknown.
Tue, Sep 03, 2013 at 8:29 AM
Real archaeological findings provide backing for this fictional story about a group of Ice Age humans.
Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 11:49 AM
Researchers are setting their sights to resurrecting passenger pigeons and woolly mammoths, but would it do more harm than good?
Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 12:29 PM
Researchers found blackened spice residue on an ancient cooking pot, suggesting that prehistoric Europeans were creative in their cooking.
Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 7:49 AM
One talented digging mammal has unearthed a Medieval burial ground in Germany.
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?