PUBLISHED February 12, 2018The body of what authorities suspect was a poacher was found mauled by a pride of lions in South Africa last Friday.
A photo taken at a 1982 excavation of the gravesite shows remains from what may belong to the Great Viking Army. For years, archaeologists were stumped. What happened to the Great Viking Army, a massive force that seized great swaths of England in th more
In a world first, Chinese researchers have successfully cloned macaques using the same technique that yielded the famous clone Dolly the sheep. The milestone, published in Cell on Wednesday, marks the first time that primates have ever been cloned in more
PUBLISHED January 17, 2018On January 16, parts of the sky looked like they were on fire. But what people from New York City to sections of Canada saw was actually a meteor, rather than a foreshadowing of the end of the world.
PUBLISHED January 11, 2018At sites across the midsection of Mars, scientists have found layers of water ice buried mere feet beneath the red planet s surface. The discovery adds crucial detail to Mars s geologic history, and it may shape how future h more
The turtle wranglers landed on Ingram Island thinking about sex and heat.Pacific green sea turtles spend years cruising this northern Australia feeding ground, fattening up on sea grasses before heading to nesting areas to mate and lay eggs. The scie more
Do hibernating animals get cold?It might seem like a simple question, but scientists have long wondered exactly how bears, bats, snakes, and many other creatures can wait out the winter without freezing to death.
A recently revealed, formerly secret U.S. government program that studied unexplained aerial phenomena more colloquially referred to as UFOs came as a surprise to many when stories describing it appeared almost simultaneously in the New York Times an more
In a first for astronomy, scientists trained a neural network to sift through scads of data from a planet hunting telescope, and it found a whole new world.Dubbed Kepler 90i, the newfound planet had been hiding in the buckets of data gathered by NASA more
A total of 20 U.S. states, 110 U.S. cities, and more than 1,400 businesses have pledged to cut their fossil fuel emissions to ensure the U.S. meets its commitment under the Paris Climate Agreement even if the Trump administration acts on its intentio more