Like gigantic, long-necked, prehistoric cows, sauropod dinosaurs roamed widely around the Earth 150 million years ago, scientists reported in the journal Current Biology on Monday.
In a new study, scientists theorize that giant, vegetation-munching sauropods emitted nearly as much methane each year into the warm atmosphere as do all natural and industrial sources today.
New research suggests that a copying error found in humans seems to distinguish human brains from those of primates.
New billboards designed by the Heartland Institute compare climate scientists to the Unabomber, and other mass murderers. Climate scientists and other writers respond.
A new study and one to be published soon on Asian bird flu have prompted debate about safeguards during research and how much access others should have to research details.
Supermoon Saturday: It's also called the 'Flower Moon,' and 'Milk Moon.' The 'supermoon' will be only 221,802 miles from Earth, the closest to our planet this year.
The Swiss aviator Yves Rossy recently flew across the Rio de Janeiro sky with his jet-propelled wing, parachuting safely to a southern Brazilian beach.
A new study has found that a zombifying ant fungus can be kept at bay by another pathogen.
No, it won't. You people really need to learn to calm down.
Greenland's glaciers are melting 30 faster than they were a decade ago, satellite images reveal.
The ESA has given the go-ahead for a solar-powered space probe that will examine the icy Jovian moons of Ganymede and Europa, along with Jupiter's upper atmosphere.
Scientists have been underestimating the effects of climate change on plant growth, according to a recent study.
SpaceX has announced that it is delaying its scheduled May 7 launch of the first launch of a commercial rocket to the International Space Station so that they can continue to test the software for the space capsule's docking mechanism.
An unusual brightness, documented by NASA's Chandra telescope appears to be coming from a black hole.
A recent study shows that larger herbivorous dinosaurs were becoming less diverse before the mass extinction.
Five to 10 times larger than today's bloodusuckers, the flea-like Mesozoic bugs whose fossils were unearthed in China are thought to have dined on feathered dinosaurs and mammals.
The first instance of a private company sending a craft to the International Space Station has been put off, and it has not yet been rescheduled.
Artificial muscles can make the wearer disappear, according to new research. Scientists have mimicked the processes used by zebrafish to create these visual effects.
Oldest human blood cells: Discovered in 1991, the body of a man who was felled by an arrow in the Alps some 5,300 years ago still has intact red blood cells, scientists have discovered.
Two dozen new species of skink, a type of lizard, have been discovered in the Caribbean. But many of them are imperiled by the mongoose, which was introduced to the islands in the 19th century.