Mass extinction allowed dinosaurs to thrive, study reports
Mass extinction allowed dinosaurs to thrive, study reports
Joseph Scalise - Apr 17, 2018
A new study shows that a mass extinction event likely allowed dinosaurs to flourish.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 17, 2018
The ancient dinosaur expansion might have been caused by a mass extinction event.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 16, 2018
They examined sea turtles genetics, showing that they use the Earth's magnetic field.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 12, 2018
A unique turtle that breathes underwater using specialized butt organs has been added to the EDGE of Existence" list of endangered species.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 12, 2018
A new study suggests that sexual extravagance might do more harm than good.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 12, 2018
Species with great sexual dimorphism could be more at risk for extinction than animals where the sexes look similar.
Laurel Kornfeld - Apr 12, 2018
Modified payload adapter, built by Northrop Grumman, caused failure of satellite to separate from rocket's second stage.
Lliane Hunter - Apr 10, 2018
Humans' immense capacity for social communication may be reflected in our large, domed foreheads.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 10, 2018
A recent Somerset coast fossil belonged to a prehistoric sea monster from the ichthyosaur family.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 06, 2018
A team of researchers have created a floating calcium carbonate 'sunscreen' for the Great Barrier Reef.
Lliane Hunter - Apr 05, 2018
Our cousins varied from us in physical makeup for a sensible reason.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 05, 2018
It might have been toxic plants, not an asteroid collision, that set the stage for the dinosaur extinction.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 03, 2018
Paleontologists working in Montana have unearthed what they believe to be one of the few juvenile T. rex specimens on record.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 03, 2018
Researchers have found the remains of a new megaraptor species that could help show how the beasts connect to other meat-eating dinosaurs.
Lliane Hunter - Apr 02, 2018
Studies of how our ancestors survived climate change reveal human's capability to adapt and thrive.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 30, 2018
Newly collected fossil evidence gives one of the most in-depth looks at the Triassic period on record.
Tyler MacDonald - Mar 29, 2018
A new species of scorpionfly solidifies the ancient Canada-Russia connection.
Tyler MacDonald - Mar 29, 2018
Scientists are closer to understanding knuckle cracking, but not quite in agreement yet.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 29, 2018
Urchins are able to alter their offspring's gene expression.
Delila James - Mar 29, 2018
The researchers stumbled on their discovery while investigating the evolution of spiders' silk-spinning organs, or spinnerets.
Tyler MacDonald - Mar 27, 2018
New research from the United Nations highlights the dire state of the planet.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 26, 2018
A group of researchers spotted a living Caulophryne jordani angler fish for the first time in history.
Delila James - Mar 24, 2018
The plastics often wind up choking sea birds or in the stomachs of sea turtles.
Lliane Hunter - Mar 23, 2018
Anti-aging research uncovers naturally occurring a compound.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 22, 2018
A study adds to the idea that ceratops horns evolved through sexual selection.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 17, 2018
A new study shows that babies have the ability to logically reason from a very young age.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 17, 2018
A series of tools found in Africa suggest humans created advanced technologies and traded thousands of years earlier than previous estimates guessed.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 17, 2018
Researchers have sequenced the solenodon genome for the first time in history.
Laurel Kornfeld - Mar 16, 2018
Scientists seek to better understand effects of long-duration spaceflight in anticipation of sending humans to Mars.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 14, 2018
For the first time in history, researchers have found evidence of how Archaeopteryx flew.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 14, 2018
A new analysis of pointy-headed skulls show that, after the fall of the Roman Empire, women likely migrated across Europe to get married.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 11, 2018
A rare chunk of calcium silicate perovskite may help researchers shed light on the geological activity that takes place in Earth's lower mantle.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 11, 2018
Researchers have found that certain arachnid species in Hawaii show one of the best modern examples of adaptive radiation.
Delila James - Mar 11, 2018
The data show that the bones are more similar to Earhart than to 99 percent of people in a large reference sample.
Delila James - Mar 09, 2018
Graphene is a sheet of carbon only one atom thick that is arranged in a two-dimensional hexagonal lattice formation.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 08, 2018
New research shows that special microbes allow turtle ants to survive with little nutrients.
Delila James - Mar 06, 2018
The novel technology arises from efforts to harvest and store solar energy.
Laurel Kornfeld - Mar 05, 2018
Large basin at Moon's south pole is considered a possible landing sites for future missions.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 05, 2018
New research shows that dolphins have the ability to strategically plan out their hunting dives in order to make sure they have enough oxygen for the trips.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 28, 2018
Researchers have found that plants will abandon certain defense measures once they stop deterring predators.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 24, 2018
Studying the movements of modern birds could help scientists understand the way bipedal dinosaurs ran.
Lliane Hunter - 17 hours ago
Some species of crustaceans couldn't respond to environmental threats due to large genitalia.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 17, 2018
The sea floor is less understood than the surface of the moon, and scientists are just getting to know many of its inhabitants.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 17, 2018
Researchers believe they will soon be able to clone and bring back woolly mammoths.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 16, 2018
However, the new technique outlined in the research is unlike anything else on record.
Lliane Hunter - Apr 13, 2018
Researchers examine the record to determine whether civilizations existed millions of years before humans.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 12, 2018
Scientists are puzzled by the massive swarms of basking sharks along the northeastern United States.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 12, 2018
Newly analyzed fossils give the first glimpse into the wing color of ancient butterflies.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 12, 2018
For the first time in history, scientists have managed to scans the brains of free-flying bats.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 10, 2018
A new study suggests that eyebrows evolved due to their expressive value that makes them important for human communication.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 09, 2018
A team of theoretical physicists have proposed a new state of matter and outlined its "recipe" in their recent study.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 09, 2018
The fossilized remains of a human finger bone suggests that early human dispersals into Eurasia were more expansive than previously believed.
Lliane Hunter - Apr 09, 2018
A fatal psychological deficit may have impacted dinosaur populations long before the asteroid hit.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 06, 2018
A new method used to grow crops on Antarctica could one day allow astronauts to get vegetables in space.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 06, 2018
Kenya will soon be one of six African countries that have sent satellites into space.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 05, 2018
A new study in Nature presents the most accurate direct measurement of antimatter to date.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 05, 2018
Researchers believe they have finally figured out how birds easily navigate around the world.
Lliane Hunter - Apr 04, 2018
Neural organoids are being developed and studied for their potential to replace damaged structures in the brain.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 03, 2018
Artificial neural networks (ANNs) could help scientists discover planets that possess life.
Lliane Hunter - Apr 03, 2018
Biotech companies continue to hammer out the kinks in gene-editing technology.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 03, 2018
A group of scientists have created efficient form of water collection.
Rick Docksai - Apr 03, 2018
Here's another thing that dogs and people have in common: They both benefit from exercising their brains.
Joseph Scalise - Apr 03, 2018
A set of fossilized footprints discovered in Canada are the oldest prints ever found in North America.
Tyler MacDonald - Apr 02, 2018
New fossil evidence reveals the existence of a four-eyed monitor lizard.
Lliane Hunter - Mar 30, 2018
Scientists say we're on the cusp of a carbon dioxide recycling revolution.
Lliane Hunter - Mar 30, 2018
Scientists at CERN are conducting experiments in an effort to reveal new laws of physics.
Tyler MacDonald - Mar 29, 2018
Scientists have discovered a new evolutionary path used by viruses.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 29, 2018
A new study shows why large aquatic animals only grow to certain sizes.
Tyler MacDonald - Mar 28, 2018
A team of researchers sheds light on the early Triassic Period, including various new species of 252-million-year-old dinosaurs.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 28, 2018
New research shows there were plenty of villages scattered throughout.
Tyler MacDonald - Mar 26, 2018
New research on ferrites could pave the way for quantum computing materials.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 26, 2018
A new study shows that the foldable properties of earwig wings could create much better electronics in the future.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 26, 2018
New genetic testing shows that Europeans and Asians both have approximately 2 percent Neanderthal DNA
Tyler MacDonald - Mar 21, 2018
Scientists have discovered a new ocean zone called the rariphotic zone that contains many new species and genera of fish.
Tyler MacDonald - Mar 21, 2018
New research reveals how fringe-lipped bats can learn new behaviors from other species of bat.
Rick Docksai - Mar 20, 2018
Human brain evolution made a great leap forward at around 300,000 years ago.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 17, 2018
New research shows at least one python species cares for its young after they hatch.
Zoe Poindexter - Mar 14, 2018
He unraveled the mysteries of the Big Bang and black holes despite a paralyzing nerve disease, and was arguably one of the world's most famous scientists.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 14, 2018
An analysis of newly discovered pterosaur fossils show why the species went extinct.
Rick Docksai - Mar 09, 2018
We don't have to choose between restoring wolf populations or protecting farmers and ranchers' livestock from wolves.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 08, 2018
New fossil evidence reveals the oldest reptile to have a detachable tail existed nearly 300 million years ago.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 08, 2018
Scientists believe a deposit underneath Africa may cause Earth's poles to flip.
Laurel Kornfeld - Mar 08, 2018
Bacteria from Earth could potentially wipe out indigenous Martian life.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 08, 2018
A new study suggests how the building blocks needed for life first came about in space.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 07, 2018
Researchers have discovered an ancient skeleton that could help shed light on bird evolution.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 05, 2018
Researchers have uncovered a large penguin population in a previously-unexplored region of Antarctica.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 03, 2018
A group of researchers have developed the largest family tree ever assembled.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 01, 2018
New research shows how many different mushroom species all evolved to use psilocybin as a way of defense.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 28, 2018
A group of scientists have confirmed the existence of a third sixgill shark species.
Rick Docksai - Feb 27, 2018
Boeing, SpaceX, and other leading U.S. aerospace developers headed to Brazil.
Joseph Scalise - Feb 27, 2018
A new study completely alters the current theories on ancient horse domestication.