Sunday, August 24, 2014
Is there a limit to how old humans could one day become?
A dry wash full of 112-million-year-old dinosaur tracks that include an ankylosaurus, dromaeosaurus and a menacing ancestor of the Tyrannosaurus rex, is set to open to the public this fall in Utah.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Archaeologists excavating a large burial mound in northern Greece that has captivated the public's imagination have asked politicians and others seeking guided tours of the site to leave them in peace.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Ever felt like your neighbor's antics could drive you to an early grave?
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
At some point, children quit counting your fingers and just know the answer. Now scientists have put youngsters into brain scanners to find out why, and watched how the brain reorganizes itself as kids learn math.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
More than two-thirds of the recent rapid melting of the world's glaciers can be blamed on humans, a new study finds.
Antarctic minke whales engage in an underwater feeding frenzy, filling their huge mouths up to 100 times an hour as they gorge on prawn-like krill during the summer, new research showed Friday.
Friday, August 15, 2014
The earliest evidence of mummification in Egypt suggests that the practice of wrapping bodies to preserve them after death began around 1,000 years earlier than thought, said a study Wednesday.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
A 4-year-old girl was recovering in hospital Wednesday after being lost for nearly two weeks in a bear-infested forest in the Russian far north with only her puppy to defend her.