What has flippers like a penguin, a neck like a swan and a posture like a duck? It’s the newly discovered Halszkaraptor escuilliei or “Halszka”– a bizarre, semi-aquatic dinosaur with a collage of features never seen in any other prehistoric…
A new study shows it takes a little time before outsider dwarf mongooses will be trusted with a crucial job in a new group. But in these communities, immigrants are always welcome.
A treasure trove of ancient eggs reveals how flying reptiles called pterosaurs developed in infanthood and how parents took care of their young.
By Fedor Kossakovski
On Monday, a team of scientists carted the mummy of a five-year-old girl off for a 24-hour session with a particle accelerator.
By Rashmi Shivni
A cigar-shaped asteroid named ‘Oumuamua is our solar system's first interstellar visitor -- that we know of.
By Rashmi Shivni
The crested pigeon's mere act of taking frantic flight is enough to alert its flock of looming danger.
By Miles O'Brien
As Cuba tries to open up its economy and lure western investment through tourism, environmentalists are working to prove that protection of the environment can also be a profitable pursuit. By developing the island's ecotourism, scientists hope to stimulate the…
By Rashmi Shivni, Teresa Carey
When it comes to survival of the fittest, female swallowtail butterflies are masters of disguise. Here's why.
Happy 100th birthday to the 100-inch telescope, best known for being the first to see beyond our Milky Way galaxy. That’s right, it spotted the universe!…
When astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth after a year floating about the International Space Station, he was noticeably different from his identical twin, Mark Kelly.
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