The dusty Pisco-Ica desert stretches along the coast of southern Peru, but more than 16 million years ago it may have been covered with sparkling water and home to a...
Extinct squirrel-like creatures from China suggest the earliest mammals originated more than 200 million years ago, much earlier than often previously thought, researchers say
The megaliths of Stonehenge, which were raised above England's Salisbury Plain some 5,000 years ago, may be among the most extensively studied archaeological features in the...
A new ultra-precise particle detector is being developed to investigate the bizarre properties and behaviors of tiny elementary particles that seem to defy the laws of...
Humans are killing off species thousands of times faster than nature creates them, new research finds
Despite being one of the poorest nations in the world, Afghanistan may be sitting on one of the richest troves of minerals in the world, valued at nearly $1 trillion, according...
A gargantuan, long-necked dinosaur as big as a two-story house and weighing as much as 12 elephants once stalked a flower-dotted earth some 77 million years ago in what is...
For older women, eating potassium-rich foods may reduce the risk of having a stroke, a new study finds
A nest of baby dinosaurs with what might have been a juvenile babysitter sitting atop them has been discovered in China, researchers say.
Camel crickets may have been largely overlooked by scientists over the past several decades, but the results of a new citizen science project, released Sept. 2, reveal the...