Fat stigma goes global: The Western desire for slimness has been spreading to cultures that previously celebrated larger bodies causing a fat stigma that never existed before.
04/01/2011 01:51 am
Creationists say Utah petroglyphs of a dinosaur drawn by humans 6,000 years ago prove their case. Paleontologists say dinosaur "legs" are stains on the rock, not man-made drawings.
03/29/2011 03:16 pm
Saber-toothed vegetarian: Paleontologists in Brazil have unearthed a 260-million year old fossil of a saber-toothed, mammal-like reptile. Scientists were surprised to discover that the fanged creature was a vegetarian.
03/25/2011 02:29 pm
Benjamin Radford has released what he says to be definitive proof that El Chupacabra is not real; it's not even a hoax, he says.
03/22/2011 06:09 pm
Napping before a memory test helped subjects score higher, a new study has found.
03/08/2011 04:06 pm
Zombie ants: Identified from samples collected at two sites in Brazil's tropical rain forest, each of the four fungus species specializes in controlling a different species of carpenter ant, creating Zombie ants.
03/03/2011 11:02 am
Baby names: The same values that pushed adventurous individuals into new territories as our country was being populated may still show up in the names their descendants give to babies, a new study finds.
02/25/2011 11:37 am
Walking cactus: Scientists have discovered what researchers are calling the missing link in China. The strange-looking walking cactus is thought to be the link between worm-like creatures and arthropods like spiders.
02/25/2011 01:00 am
Thunder Thighs dinosaur: The elephant-sized Brontomerus – Greek for 'thunder thighs' – lived about about 110 million years ago, and had a powerful kick.
02/24/2011 08:43 pm
For much of the world, eating insects — officially called entomophagy — is neither strange nor disgusting nor exotic.
02/22/2011 06:17 pm