Gemstone turns out to be fossil of an unknown dinosaur
December 5, 2018, 8:05 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
An opal unearthed in Australia just became even more valuable.
Primates might have first evolved in ... North America?
November 29, 2018, 5:59 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
A startling find in Wyoming radically changes our theories about the distant origins of our taxonomic order.
'Unicorn' DNA has been collected and analyzed for the first time
November 26, 2018, 7:58 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The so-called 'Siberian unicorn' isn't as closely related to modern rhinos as once thought.
Living things unlike anything else on Earth found in random dirt sample
November 21, 2018, 6:01 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
A whole new kingdom will need to be created to classify them.
A massive impact crater has been hiding under Greenland's ice sheet
November 15, 2018, 12:11 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The crater measures 1,000 feet deep and more than 19 miles in diameter, making it one of the 25 largest impact craters on Earth.
Satellite reveals remnants of ancient continents under Antarctica's ice
November 10, 2018, 8:57 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Researchers also learned more about Antarctica in the process.
Scientists had no idea where the world's tiniest flightless bird came from, until now
November 7, 2018, 9:26 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
This tiny ball of feathers can only be found on a single Atlantic island in the middle of nowhere.
Scientists have pinpointed the exact city and year that HIV first spread
November 1, 2018, 4:10 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
HIV might never have become a global pandemic if it wasn't for the ecology of this 1920s colonial hub.
Scientists unearth 15,000-year-old tools that may have belonged to the first Americans
October 25, 2018, 12:33 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The find confirms that America's earliest human inhabitants were here much sooner than previously thought.
What was Earth's first animal? New study finally offers an answer
October 16, 2018, 10:31 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The first animal to evolve on Earth was probably a sponge that existed around 640 million years ago.
17 memorable quotes from 'Elf'
9 of the world's largest dog breeds
Woodland creatures build snowmen, toss snowballs in photographer's winter playground
8 of the cutest toxic caterpillars
Zira the Corgi went on a shopping spree, and the internet couldn't handle it
How gardening can heal the land — and you