The United States returned a dinosaur fossil to China Thursday believed to be about 120 million years old, as well as a trove of ancient cultural artifacts, U.S. customs officials said.
A goat sent to a Russian safari park as live prey for a Siberian tiger has instead befriended the big cat and the two have become inseparable in a story that has captivated Russians.
Over 700 Blue Tiger butterflies were found in Penghu County this winter, with some of the delicate insects traveling long distances to Taiwan from Japan, a Taiwanese research team said Sunday.
These are tough times for African vultures.
The eight-legged water bear -- a hardy, nearly microscopic animal resembling its mammal namesake -- gets a huge chunk of its DNA from foreign organisms such as bacteria and plants, scientists have revealed.
A medical research team in Taiwan has found that follicular fluid (FF) released from ovulation can cause genetic changes related to ovarian cancer, and that the cancer-causing substance originates from the fallopian tube fimbriae rather than the ovaries.
It's still possible in Boston for a mail carrier, an accountant and a Harvard-trained psychiatrist -- basically, the crowd from "Cheers" -- to live as neighbors.
A tiny fruit fly has the bizarre distinction of possessing the longest sperm of any animal -- 20 times the length of its own body and 1,000 times that of human sperm.
Salvage crews are preparing for an underwater operation to pump a hazardous oil-based substance from a sunken barge that apparently had been sitting undiscovered on the bottom of Lake Erie for nearly 80 years.
As the leaves embrace their colorful fall shades, and the temperature drops suddenly, you can tell that the gloomiest part of the year is coming, but you can also count down the days until Christmas. Here are some accessories that will get you in the holiday mood.