Is the mother of all hurricanes about to hit...

  Just days after the US marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the most...

Mysterious, pyramid-shaped stairs discovered in Jerusalem

Researchers from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) have discovered a mysterious flight of pyramid-shaped,...

The first mass extinction was caused by animals, not...

It wasn’t a massive asteroid crashing into the Earth’s surface or the eruption of...

Researchers shoot lasers to de-spin tiny 'asteroids'

  A team of researchers from the University of California in Santa Barbara has figured...

Swan necks inspire new ways to keep drone cameras steady

  The ability of whooper swans to perform complex acrobatic maneuvers while still keeping their heads completely skill has inspired a team of researchers from...

Early Earth Oxidation Model

Arctic lake is first modern replica of ancient Earth

  At first, Earth was a planet with very little atmospheric oxygen—until some bacteria evolved the ability of photosynthesis. According to...

robot exoskeleton paralyzed

Robotic exoskeleton helps paralyzed man voluntarily walk

  On Tuesday, UCLA researchers announced the successful testing of a robotic exoskeleton system that has allowed a man paralyzed...

ancient river dolphin

New ancient freshwater dolphin species discovered

  Near the small coastal town of Piña, Panama, a Pan-American team of scientists recently uncovered fossil remains that led...