East African ‘golden jackals’ are actually wolves, study finds

The creatures known as “golden jackals” are found throughout East Africa, Europe, Asia Minor,...

Death of rare Northern White Rhino leaves only 4...

Nabiré, a 31-year-old female Northern White Rhino, died at the Dvur Kralove zoo in...

Animal stomach acid evolved for protection

An analysis published today in PLOS ONE has discovered an evolutionary link between diet and...

Pew pew pew: Human cells converted into mini lasers

Scientists at Harvard Medical School have found a way to take living human cells...

560,000-year-old human incisor discovered in France

Two student volunteers in Tautavel, France have found the oldest human body part discovered in the country: An estimated 560,000-year-old incisor. “A large adult tooth...

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Million-dollar haul of Spanish treasure discovered in Florida

A 300-year-old Spanish treasure worth more than $1 million, including 52 gold coins, 40 feet of gold chain and...

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First evidence of lithium found in exploding star solves mystery

For the first time, researchers have found evidence of the chemical element lithium in material ejected by an exploding...

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Remains of 4 Jamestown colony leaders unearthed

A recent excavation in Jamestown, Virginia has led to the discovery and identification of the bodies of four long-lost...