Russia offers free land in bid to settle remote wilderness
May 6, 2016, 11:24 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Land grab, which may entice some 36 million people to Russia's Far East, comes in response to a surging population of Chinese across the border.
Coral reef larger than Delaware discovered in muddy Amazon waters
April 24, 2016, 10:36 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The massive reef, likely composed of many species new to science, is unlike any other known on Earth.
Rare 'super bloom' blankets Death Valley in a carpet of wildflowers
April 13, 2016, 5:34 p.m. by Catie Leary
Due to favorable weather conditions tied to this year's El Nino pattern, 2016 is proving to be a banner year for Death Valley's wildflowers.
Termites build castles for fungus and other weird things you don't know
April 12, 2016, 6:10 a.m. by Catie Leary
We think of termites as pests, but some are responsible for creating elaborate above-ground mounds that are nothing short of fine art.