Turkey Drops Evolution From Curriculum, Angering Secularists
A chapter on evolution will no longer appear in ninth graders’ textbooks because it is considered too “controversial” an idea, an education...
Hoax or not? 3-fingered 'humanoid' mummy reportedly found in Peru, sparks skepticism
A three-fingered mummified body has been reportedly found in Nazca, Peru, with video of the purported body appearing on YouTube. However,...
Dinosaurs that once roamed Antarctica 'live' again
WASHINGTON — Antarctica is a harsh and unforgiving place; with 99 percent of the continent covered in ice, it is the coldest and windiest spot on...
Planet 10? Another Earth-size world may lurk in the outer solar system
A planet-size object may be orbiting the sun in the icy reaches of the solar system beyond Pluto.
Xi Jinping Is Set for a Big Gamble With China’s Carbon Trading Market
A carbon trading program is shaping up as a big policy retort to President Trump’s decision to quit the Paris accord. But getting local industries...
Insurers Battle Families Over Costly Drug for Fatal Disease
The case of Exondys 51 poses emotionally charged issues for families of young boys with a rare illness, who are fighting companies to get coverage...
14 Years Old. Losing Muscle Every Day.
Nicolas is 14 and has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, which is robbing him of his muscles — and his life. A new and expensive drug may help, but can...
Review: In ‘Food Evolution,’ Scientists Strike Back
Scott Hamilton Kennedy’s documentary gives G.M.O. opponents their say, but leaves the last word to food technologists, who insist on reviewing the...
High Above Mars, a NASA Orbiter Spies the Curiosity Rover
The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been taking images of the rover about every three months to monitor the surrounding area for changes.
Workers uncover forgotten WWII military air raid shelter
Workers installing solar panels at a waste water treatment plant in Scotland have uncovered a fascinating piece of World War II military history.
Trilobites: Why Do Bird Eggs Have Different Shapes? Look to the Wings
In the most comprehensive study of egg shapes to date, scientists say that the best predictor of long or pointy eggs is a bird’s flying ability.
Yellowstone Grizzly Bear to Lose Endangered Species Protection
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced Thursday that the bear, which has been on the endangered species list since 1975, was thriving in the region.