Friday, March 7, 2014
Time is running out for Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef, with climate change set to wreck irreversible damage by 2030 unless immediate action is taken, marine scientists said Thursday.
A new dinosaur species discovered in Portugal dominated the food chain 150 million years ago — the Tyrannosaurus Rex of its time, researchers said Wednesday.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
A dealer handling a US$10 million treasure trove found by a U.S. couple dismissed Tuesday a report that the horde may have been stolen and therefore would have to be given back.
NASA is plotting a daring robotic mission to Jupiter's watery moon Europa, a place where astronomers speculate there might be some form of life.
Out at sea, gentle waves provide power for thousands of homes. In cities, dancefloor moves generate electricity for nightclubs. In the countryside, hikers use leg power to recharge their phones.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
French scientists said Monday they had revived a giant but harmless virus that had been locked in the Siberian permafrost for more than 30,000 years.
An amateur treasure hunter with a hand-held metal detector has turned Canadian history on its head after finding a 16th century shilling buried in clay on the shores of Vancouver Island.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
A huge snake has won a life and death battle against a crocodile in Australia, swallowing the animal whole after a lengthy struggle before amazed onlookers.
Monday, March 3, 2014
Under a searing midday sun, a herd of cattle circles atop a pile of golden teff, thrashing the wheat-like grain, a method that has been practiced by Ethiopian farmers for centuries.