Sunday, August 11, 2013
Saturday, August 10, 2013
Stargazers will be treated to a spectacular fireball show early next week when Earth hits a belt of comet debris known as the Perseids, astronomers say.
Thursday, August 8, 2013
A Discovery network special that speculated about whether a giant prehistoric shark could still exist has drawn a passionate response from viewers and starkly raised the question about the worth of big ratings.
Bottlenose dolphins can remember each other's signature whistles for more than 20 years, a study said Wednesday — the longest social memory ever observed in an animal.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
With trowels and paintbrushes, dozens of archaeologists in white hard-hats patiently sift the reddish-brown earth in the caves of Atapuerca, searching for remains a million years ago.
The Washington Post, which announced yesterday that it will be sold to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, has had quite a history with Taiwan, for it was one of the first foreign media outlets to report on the abolishment of martial law in 1986.
Sunday, August 4, 2013
Brown University archaeologists have uncovered the site of a village in northwest Alaska that's believed to be at least 200 years old.
Saturday, August 3, 2013
The world's largest geyser has exploded to life at Yellowstone National Park for the first time in eight years, sending a high-pressure burst of steamy water 300 feet into the air, a park official said on Thursday.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Scientists are coming closer to understanding the evolutionary reason behind monogamy, with two new studies out Monday exploring different advantages of the practice that pairs mates for the long haul.
A team of archaeologists said Monday it has unearthed an unusual coffin-within-a-coffin in the central England parking lot where it found the skeleton of King Richard III, and that they hope to identify the remains within.