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.
Sunday, September 8, 2013
NASA's newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast of the U.S.
Saturday, September 7, 2013
Geologists on Thursday announced they had uncovered a stupendous volcano that is the biggest in the world and rivals the greatest in the solar system.