A huge dinosaur unearthed in Spain appears to have sported a hump on its back, a feature never before seen on a dinosaur fossil.
A vast swath of garbage floating in the Atlantic Ocean – one that rivals the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in size – continues to puzzle scientists.
A professor of sociology led a field trip through Kentucky's Creation Museum, a fundamentalist Christian facility. The professor found that non-fundamentalists felt uncomfortable there. Museum officials say they've received death threats and the site sometimes draws anti-Creationist protesters.
Andalgalornis, a prehistoric, flightless, carnivorous bird that lived in South America, subdued its prey using a repeated attack-and-retreat strategy, landing well-targeted, hatchet-like jabs with its massive beak.
The Kremlin's top meteorologist said that Russia's recent spate of extreme weather and wildfires 'are signs of global warming.' That's not quite right, say climate scientists.
The aphid has an amazing capacity to sense a goat breathing down its neck, a feat that is all the more impressive considering that aphids don't even have necks.
A primordial blob that lived some 425 million years ago was discovered preserved within volcanic ash. Scientists have now reconstructed its body as a 3D computer model.
Humans have a seemingly unique tendency to form emotional bonds with other species. Does affection for animals confer an evolutionary advantage?
Japanese macaques will completely flip out when presented with flying squirrels, a new study in monkey-antagonism has found. The research could pave the way for advanced methods of enraging monkeys.
Research shows that many areas of today's oceans have conditions that parallel those of 250 million years ago, when 95 percent of marine species quickly died out.