Wednesday, February 26, 2014
The Altamira Cave in northern Spain and its well-preserved paintings will again be open to the public from Thursday, albeit to very small groups because of the spread of micro-organisms due to human visitors.
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Wildlife experts cut away more than 85 meters of commercial fishing line being dragged by an endangered right whale off the Georgia coast, though some of the heavy rope had to be left tangled in the whale's mouth, officials said Thursday.
Sunday, February 16, 2014
NASA scientists were finally able to explain the origin of the mysterious rock shaped like a jelly doughnut that appeared near the rover Opportunity in early January.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
A parasite that is found in cats and can cause brain disease, blindness and miscarriage in people has been found for the first time in Arctic beluga whales, scientists said Thursday.
Spanish archeologists have unearthed a 3,600-year-old mummy in the ancient city of Luxor, Egypt's Antiquities Minister said Thursday, and prosecutors accused nine people including three Germans of smuggling stone samples from pyramids.
Friday, February 14, 2014
Nearly 13,000 years ago, a baby boy died in what is today Montana.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
The United States and France Monday unveiled plans to collaborate on a new Mars mission, two years after NASA withdrew from a European partnership to send a probe and lander to the Red Planet.
Sunday, February 9, 2014
Footprints left by ancient humans 800,000 years ago have been found in Britain, the earliest evidence of such markings outside Africa, scientists said Friday.