Dinosaurs' missing link: 'Frankenstein' dino found

The legendary Bigfoot is often described as the “missing link” between apes and man, but the Chilesaurus has an edge on Bigfoot: it is the missing link between herbivore dinosaurs […]

Scientists discover a new flower of Shetland

The Shetland Monkeyflower has a bigger flower with a wider throat than its ancestors. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

Marian C. Diamond, 90, Student of the Brain, Is Dead

Dr. Diamond, a neuroscientist, challenged the long-held assumption that the brain is a static and unchangeable entity and examined Albert Einstein’s. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

Solar Eclipse: Why some schools across the US are closing and others are open

As the U.S. prepares for the eagerly anticipated total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, school districts are taking very different approaches to the historic event. Some have decided to close […]

Chimps can play rock-paper-scissors

Japanese researchers have taught chimps the rules of rock-paper-scissors. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

Aliens could conquer Earth by following 'dangerous' maps NASA 'foolishly' sent into space

Back in the optimistic early days of space exploration, everyone thought it was a great idea to offer aliens a chart telling them how to find Planet Earth. (…) Read […]

Scotland's largest solar farm gets green light

Elgin Energy is granted planning permission for a 20MW project near Urquhart in Moray (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

Out There: During an Eclipse, Darkness Falls and Wonder Rises

A total solar eclipse brings tears, screams, even reverence to those in its path. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

America prepares for the solar eclipse

On August 21 millions of people across the United States will see a total eclipse of the sun (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

Majestic archipelago

The Galapagos Conservation Trust has announced the winners in its annual photographic competition. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

How to Plan a Last-Minute Eclipse Trip

How to go, where to stay and what to do if you just now decided you wanted to see the total solar eclipse. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this […]

Scientists discover how some fish survive in icy water

While it’s a myth that a stiff drink makes you warmer in cold weather, a new study found that alcohol is the very reason some fish survive frozen conditions. (…) […]

'Frankenstein dinosaur' mystery solved

A dinosaur that seemed to be an evolutionary mishmash turns out to have a key place in history. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

An Eclipse Chaser’s Guide to Your First Eclipse

The coming solar eclipse will be a wondrous sight — if you get into viewing position in time, the clouds cooperate and you’re ready to have your mind blown. (…) […]

Four more solar eclipses will be visible in the U.S. this century

Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI science center. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >