Appalachia flattened by as much as 40 percent by mining practices
February 13, 2016, 5:51 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Mountaintop removal mining is one of the most destructive forms of resource extraction, and it's taking its toll.
First 'tree lobsters' born in the U.S. hatch at San Diego Zoo
February 12, 2016, 9 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The breeding of these extremely rare, enormous insects is an inspiring conservation tale.
Unfortunate man is first in recorded history to die from meteorite strike
February 10, 2016, 5:26 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Meteorite strikes have caused many injuries before, but this is the first official death on record.
'Behemoth' new species of daddy longlegs discovered in Oregon mountains
January 31, 2016, 6:13 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The surprising find shows just how much there is to learn about the biodiversity of southern Oregon's mountainous region.
Too many selfies hurt your relationship, says study
January 30, 2016, 6:52 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Selfies demonstrate self-confidence but can be threatening to romantic partners.
900-year-old 'holy well' discovered that still has clean, drinkable water
January 29, 2016, 5:03 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The well was uncovered in the basement of an old London building that was also used as a 'Harry Potter' set.
Loneliest planet in the cosmos found in the universe's largest solar system
January 28, 2016, 3:19 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The planet orbits roughly 1 trillion kilometers from its star, the furthest planetary orbit ever discovered.