A fish that uses water as a sort of tongue to feed on land could shed light on how animals with backbones first invaded land, researchers say
Stone tools that are half a million years old have been unearthed in Israel — and they still have traces of elephant fat clinging to them
Former soldiers from around the country are working on a recreation of President Lincoln's funeral hearse, nearly 130 years after it was destroyed in a fire.
A rare, 338-year-old copy of the Old Testament has been reunited with its twin, a copy of the same edition that was printed in Frankfurt, Germany, in the 1600s.
Taking a cue from a certain color-shifting lizard, researchers at the University of California at Berkeley have created a new super-thin material that can change color on...
A 9-foot-tall beast with bladelike teeth once stalked the warm and wet environs of what is now North Carolina some 230 million years ago, before dinosaurs came onto the scene...
The yeti, a legendary shaggy, bipedal beast from the Himalayas, made headlines last year when a geneticist said he had solved the mystery of its origins.
A 17-million-year-old beaked whale fossil is helping researchers solve a puzzle about the likely birthplace of humanity in East Africa, a new study finds
Using airborne laser scanners, researchers have discovered ancient fortifications in Italy that make up the oldest known Roman military camp, where soldiers may have fought...
On a remote Pacific island not much bigger than Manhattan, there are ancient pyramids built out of living coral.