Before they become damaged by extraction and erosion, palaeontologists have started using handheld 3D scanners to preserve fossils in Kenya.
The chipmaker and watchmaker hope to capture some of the new market, expected to reach $8 billion in revenue by 2018.
It's not old enough to have slurped dino blood, but a well-fed mosquito from 46 million years ago is the first such fossil to be discovered.
Adventurers discuss the challenges they face in their bid to become first to circumnavigate the globe without fossil fuel in the Solar Impulse, a solar-powered plane that can fly at night.
Space-alien theorists have gotten a thrill from a bone-like object found on Mars, but NASA has a more plausible explanation.
It didn't breathe fire so far as we know, but when the newly dubbed species Pelagornis sandersi flapped its massive wings 25 million years ago, it would have been quite a sight.
No oil, no coal, no nuclear. Radical thinker Amory Lovins says combining cutting-edge technology through integrated design is the key to clean energy innovation.
Fossil pioneer Nicolas Steno is celebrated today with a geological Google doodle.
Paleontologists in Argentina find thigh bones so big, they believe they've found a new variety of titanosaur.
The hard-worked San Juan basin in northern New Mexico dramatically illustrates the scale of coal and natural-gas production in the U.S.