After over two weeks trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand, rescue operations may soon get the boys and their coach back on solid ground. Unfortunately, the ordeal isn't over yet, particularly when it comes to their health.
Jimenez concluded that the Califorctenus belongs to same family as the Brazilian wandering spider, which is a notoriously deadly spider.
A new bacterium found 1,000 feet underground in Lechuguilla Cave located at New Mexico has demonstrated resistance to multiple antibiotics, including the so-called "drugs of last resort" such as daptomycin.
After researchers looked into the timeline of the Siberian unicorn and got some surprises, they now have discovered that the timeline for Indonesian "hobbits" is also in need of fixing.
Hidden within a humid cave in southeastern Brazil, a new eyeless Daddy Longlegs spider species was recently discovered. Researchers have since named the species Smeagol after the Lord of the Rings character.
Researchers recently discovered a new human ancestor named Homo naledi. It took six tiny women to excavate the fossils from the narrow cave, and we had the chance to talk to one of them.
After sequencing a genome of an ancient African male skull, researchers revealed more about the early humans' migration and introduction of farming in East Africa.
Foot and hand bones of Homo naledi, an extinct human ancestor, suggest that the early humans walked up right on two feet and climbed trees.
Fossils excavated from the Rising Star cave in South Africa were identified as a new species of human ancestors. The researchers note that this new species has a lot in common with modern humans.
A stone tool excavated from a cave in Italy still bore flakes of what might have been a prehistoric breakfast.