Joan Rivers once said Mick Jagger's lips are so big he could French-kiss a moose, and now the Rolling Stones frontman's lips have inspired the name of an ancient swamp...
A sprawling ancient flying reptile looked so much like a dragon that could have flown alongside the aerial predators called "ikran" in the film "Avatar" that its discoverers...
Carbon dioxide levels may be spiking, but there's one environmental irritant that looks to be partially on the decline: pesticides in our nation's waterways.
Shipwrecks are tragic things by nature, but the story behind the Nelson, an 1899 wreck discovered Aug. 26 in Lake Superior, is as sad as they come: When the ship foundered in a...
The Aug. 24 Napa earthquake woke several small, previously unrecognized Napa Valley faults, according to the first results from a high-flying NASA radar instrument.
The fearsome Spinosaurus is one of the icons of the dinosaur pantheon.
NASA's Curiosity rover is about to conduct some serious scientific drilling at Mars.
Three space station astronauts are back on Earth.
All this time, scientists thought a whale's pelvis was useless—but it turns out that it may actually help the marine mammal make its moves when it's time to get...
European Jews are all related, scientists say, and a new study reported by LiveScience gives a sense of just how closely.