Tuesday's deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, which killed at eight people and injured more than 200 others, may have people wondering, where is the safest place to sit...
A Ming Dynasty tomb containing gold treasures has been discovered at a construction site in Nanjing, China.
Chicks with dino-snouts? With a little molecular tinkering, for the first time scientists have created chicken embryos with broad, Velociraptor-like muzzles in the place of...
Every spring, red-sided garter snakes leave their hibernation burrows to engage in a frenzied jumble of mating.
Earth is bathed in water, but will there be enough for everyone in the future? The question doesn't have an easy answer
On May 6, the typical stylish New York City gallery crowd mingled and gawked at art lining the walls of the Betaworks studio gallery in the city’s Meatpacking District...
Newly discovered nerves in the mouths of massive whales can unfold, nearly doubling in length, and recoil like a bungee cord.
The shiny, fossilized brains of two ancient sea-monsterlike creatures are helping researchers understand how the ancestors of modern-day arthropods, such as scorpions and...
During the rainy fall and winter, most Oregonians probably don't give much thought to Lost Lake, a shallow lake surrounded by pine trees that sits near a highway
You might have heard of vagina dentata — the mythical "toothed vagina" born of male paranoia