Natural History

We have way more Neanderthal genes than scientists previously thought

New prehistoric monster was a seafaring crocodilian

How did dinosaurs end up with beaks instead of teeth?

An ancient army of algae may have shaped life on Earth as we know it

This is what the first flower to ever evolve looked like

9 landscape treasures left over from the ice age

9-year-old literally trips over huge fossil

Humans may have settled in Australia 80,000 years ago, way earlier than previously thought

Frozen remains of missing couple emerge from Swiss glacier

Underwater forest is an ancient 'fairy world' found just off the Alabama coast

History's most powerful shark was killed off by a global extinction event

2.4 billion-year-old fungus could rewrite our evolutionary heritage