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...

Do dogs really feel guilty?

  Many dog-lovers have had this moment: you come home from work, walk to the...

World's oldest Koran fragments could predate Muhammad

  Fragments from the world's oldest known Quran, the central spiritual text of Islam, may predate the accepted founding date of the religion itself and...

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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...

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New study estimates 3.04 trillion trees in the world

How many trees are there on good ole planet Earth? According to a new estimate, it’s 3.04 trillion. That’s...