The skeletal changes taking place during the 50-million-year dinosaur-to-bird transition were occurring four times faster than for dinosaurs as a whole, a new study says.
Deadly pyroclastic flows from volcanic eruptions 130 million years ago helped exquisitely preserve the creatures of northeastern China's Jehol Biota.
New research suggests that Psittacosaurus, China's 'parrot dinosaur,' walked on four feet – and then two feet.
The eight new astronauts are expected to man some of NASA's boldest, most anticipated new missions, including travel to Mars.
A British study found that the 50-foot necks of sauropods, thought to be the largest land animals ever, were made mostly of air.
Bees can alter the electrical charge of the flowers they touch. A new study finds that bees use these electrical cues to help them choose flowers with the most nectar and pollen.
Bees use the weak electrical charge carried by plants to determine if they have nectar, a new study has found.
Technical problem, fuel shortage force suspension of scientific project to find life in Earth's remotest environment. US, Russia set to begin their Antarctic drilling projects.
Researchers have linked ancient milk residue (thousands of years-old) to early forms of cheese-making. The scientists say this research provides new insights into the human diet and food production technologies.
Rock art and pottery shards indicated that the Sahara's inhabitants may have produced milk, cheese, butter and yogurt some 7,000 years ago.