Saturn has a good number of exciting moons circling it. Titan by far its most famous, boasting a mysterious sea of methane, and Enceladus is characterized by its baffling geysers of water vapor and ice particles. However, we may now be adding Mimas to that list of intriguing moons. A new study has revealed that the dull-looking moon is literally shaking with a mystery of its own.
The 200 million year-old fossil of a toothy bipedal dinosaur was recently discovered in Venezuela, and it's the first carnivorous hunter ever found in the region. Researchers are now saying that it was likely one of the survivors of the end-Triassic mass extinction event, making it a pioneer of "king lizard" dominance.
An expansive cave complex was recently deemed one of the most important archaeological sites in the United States.
New research is suggesting that a certain frequency of sunlight along can convert carbon dioxide into oxygen. However there are many limitations to this process, making it rather useless to Earth. Still, the discovery offers some promising ideas for researchers investigating planet formation and alien worlds.
Researchers recently put their ears to the sea, and were surprised at what they heard. In the first instance of this officially recorded and studied, scientists have found that fish larvae produce specific sounds that could help them maintain group cohesion even while in the dark.
Weevils are pests that have a destructive appetite for grain crops, namely rice, wheat, and maize - crops that can be found at all major corners of the world. However, tearing through food supplies alone is not what makes them seem evil. It's how they "thank" their allies that makes you think, "that's one nasty bug."
A massive chinchilla rat once thought to have been long extinct has been proven to be very-much still alive, thanks to a recent field study that was conducted in and around the ancient Incan city of Machu Picchu.
A team of scientists recently decided to "go, like Star Trek, where no one has gone before," to uncover new truths about violent bedrock river flow. And their discoveries have not disappointed. According to a new study, rivers flow in a much more complex pattern than you could ever imagine.
Experts recently stumbled upon a fossil of what may be the oldest multicellular organism ever seen. A recent study of the fossil has revealed that it is about 60 million years older than when it was believed the first multicellular organisms started to crawl out of the Earth's primordial sludge, implying that the textbooks are due for a pretty serious rewrite.
A newly discovered armored fossil from New Mexico has just been confirmed as a new species in the ankylosaurid dinosaur family. Researchers from Alberta now suspect that the armored giant is not only related to its cousins up north, but perhaps even made Alberta its stomping grounds as well.
A team of researchers from the NOAA recently confirmed the presence of several mysterious shipwrecks along San Francisco's Golden Gate strait, detailing the region's rich maritime history.
Graphene could help electrons travel in new and unexpected directions, opening up a whole new world of applications.
Gut bacteria found in honeybees may be an incredible alternative to antibiotics currently on the market, giving the world more of a fighting chance against a growing number of antibiotic-resistant illnesses.
Stonehenge will never be the same again. That's what experts with the Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project are saying after discovering 17 previously unknown ritual monuments dating to the period when Stonehenge achieved its iconic shape.