Thursday, October 10, 2013
Gold and silver pieces as well as bones and pottery from 1,500 years ago were discovered in Lake Titicaca by underwater archaeologists, a researcher said Tuesday.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Politics may be keeping most of NASA's workers home, but that didn't stop the U.S. space agency's new moon probe from achieving lunar orbit, officials said on Monday.
Saturday, October 5, 2013
Braving perilous river rapids in Suriname's rainforest, international scientists found six frogs and 11 fish that are among 60 creatures that may be new species, a tropical ecologist with a U.S.-based conservation group said Thursday.
The man whose research team discovered the Titanic shipwreck is now leading a mission to investigate major faults and underwater volcanoes in the northern and eastern Caribbean to collect information that could help manage natural disasters.
Sunday, September 22, 2013
The amount of ice in the Arctic Ocean shrank this summer to the sixth lowest level, but that is much higher than last year's record low.
Saturday, September 21, 2013
California scientists have discovered four species of legless lizards hidden in unlikely habitats among central valley oil derricks, sand dunes at the end of a Los Angeles airport runway and other arid and desolate spaces.
Friday, September 20, 2013
Scientists studying reefs off Australia said Thursday sharks play a fundamental role in the health of coral, and overfishing of them made reefs more vulnerable to global warming and weather disasters.
Saturday, September 14, 2013
A British adventurer is making her second attempt at becoming the only woman to row solo across the North Pacific Ocean, and she is closing in on an island in Alaska's Aleutians.
Friday, September 13, 2013
More people than ever around the world are living abroad and the United States remains the most popular destination, according to new U.N. data released Wednesday.
The U.S. space agency has narrowed its hunt for an asteroid to capture to three, NASA said Wednesday.