The Karakoram glacier anomaly, known as the "cold case" of the climate science world, has finally been solved.
After discovering two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia nearly 50 years ago, scientists have solved a longstanding mystery, with an unexpected twist. These behemoth arms don't belong to some fearsome prehistoric beast, but to the weirdest dinosaur ever.
Scientists behind a new study have found that algal blooms, at least when attacked by viruses, can affect global carbon cycles.
A temple dating back about 6,000 years has been discovered within a massive prehistoric settlement in Ukraine, and ancient artifacts suggest that it was possibly a site of animal sacrifices, according to new research.
DNA from an ancient human skull is shedding new light on the prehistory of Europe, showing that our ancestors were lactose intolerant for the first 5,000 years after they adopted agricultural practices, according to a new study.
Whether it's a bounce in your step or shoulders hunched forward, feet dragging along, your mood can affect your walk. But a new study shows it works the other way around, too. By changing your walk, you can also change your mood.
The stegosaurs might have seemed like a passive, lumbering plant eater, but new research shows that it doled out lethal strikes when necessary.
Behind the beautiful and iconic golden death mask he was buried in, ancient Egypt's "boy king" Tutankhamun was an ugly and ailing human being, according to new 3-D modeling based on his remains.
A giant sinkhole discovered in Hawaii, piled high with marine debris, provides evidence of the largest tsunami ever to hit the islands, and reveals the risk of another monster tsunami in the future, new research shows.
In a study that brings back flashes of "Jurassic Park," researchers are studying pieces of amber found buried with dinosaur skeletons. But rather than re-creating dinosaurs, lead author Ryan McKellar is using the tiny pieces of fossilized tree resin to reveal more about dinosaur ecology, new research describes.
Fish just want to have fun, according to a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study that finds even fish "play."
Rats have long been used as the ideal test subjects of behavioral and neurological study. Mice, on the other hand, are used in things like viral, drug, and even cosmetic testing, as they have been seen as too simple-minded for more complex work. Now, new research has turned this assumption on its head, finding that the rodents are of equal intelligence.
When you think of Roman gladiators, you might picture burly, muscular men chowing down on slabs of meat and guzzling down flagons of wine, but these prized fighters were actually vegetarians, according to a new study.
The Midwest's biggest geological feature, a mysterious Midcontinent Rift some billion years old, is actually a geological hybrid, according to new research.