ST. LOUIS For the second time in two years, a captive snake in southeast Missouri has given birth without any interaction with a member of the opposite sex.
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WOODLAND PARK, Colo.Experts at the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center are confident the bones found by a team in Montana are those of a previously undiscovered species.
The Colorado Springs Gazette reports outside experts will confirm whether this is indeed a new species of dinosaur, nicknamed Ava due to its resemblance to the plant-eating Avaceratops.
WASHINGTON Air pollution is killing 3.3 million people a year worldwide, according to a new study that includes this surprise: Farming plays a large role in smog and soot deaths in industrial nations.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has declined for now to create artificial floating platforms for Pacific walrus that come ashore in Alaska because they lack summer sea ice.
WASHINGTON Summer Arctic sea ice shrank to its fourth lowest level on record this month, dispelling faint hopes of a recovery, U.S. scientists said.
MAGALIESBURG, South Africa—Scientists say they’ve discovered a new member of the human family tree—revealed by a huge trove of bones in a barely-accessible, pitch-dark chamber of a cave in South Africa.
The creature shows a surprising mix of human-like and more primitive characteristics—some experts called it “bizarre” and “weird.”
MAGALIESBURG, South Africa Scientists say they’ve discovered a new member of the human family tree, revealed by a huge trove of bones in a barely accessible, pitch-dark chamber of a cave in South Africa.
The creature shows a surprising mix of human-like and more primitive characteristics ‚Äî some experts called it “bizarre” and “weird.”
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.—Stephanie Leco hit a paleontology jackpot this summer with the discovery of a jaw bone from a long-snouted fish at Petrified Forest known to exist more than 220 million years ago.
CROSSROADS, N.M. Carl Johnson and son Justin, who have complained for years about spills of oilfield wastewater where they raise cattle in the high plains of New Mexico, stroll across a 1 1/2-acre patch of sandy soil ‚Äî lifeless, save for a scattering of stunted weeds.
MOSCOW—A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three new crew docked at the International Space Station today after a safe but unusually long two-day flight.
The arrival of Russia’s Sergei Volkov, Denmark’s Andreas Mogensen, and Kazakhstan’s Aidyn Aimbetov brings the number of astronauts on the orbiting space outpost to nine for the first time since November, 2013.