A new species of lizard from the Late Cretaceous era links New World lizards with those from the Old World for the first time.
The skull of a baleen whale that lived more than 5 million years ago was pulled out of a swamp in a part of the United States that used to be underwater. No, it's not Seattle in April.
A newly discovered crayfish gets named after the NSA leaker and an amphipod after the singer of "Crocodile Rock." Now whose name are we going to use when we find a new species of crocodile?
The Twin Jet Nebula looks like a cosmic butterfly -- its shining wings glowing with iridescent colors -- in a new Hubble Space Telescope image.
In a speech in Stockholm, renowned scientist Stephen Hawking says black holes "are not the eternal prisons they were once thought." That's the easy version of his musings on the topic.
One scientist says it might be the "rarest animal in the world," and he's just seen it in the South Pacific three decades after his first sighting.
If the trailer for the new Matt Damon Mars flick looks all too real, thank NASA, which added some serious verisimilitude.
A 4-mile-high mountain on dwarf planet Ceres comes into focus as the Dawn spacecraft scoots up close for its most detailed images yet.
MIT engineers have built a 3D printer that can print in 10 different materials at once, streamlining the manufacturing process.
Saturn's outermost ring is the most active ring in the solar system. New models reveal how it came into being.
It took over a century for a long-lost message in a bottle to wash up on shore, and it may be the oldest ever found. There was even a reward involved.
Tiny radio-frequency identification chips attached to bees will be paired with Intel Edison boards to monitor the bees' activities and help the fight against colony collapse disorder.
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