Egyptologists examine 'sensational' discovery: a fake toe
Think losing a toe in ancient Egypt meant you'd be forever without one?
Too Hot to Fly? Climate Change May Take a Toll on Air Travel
Excess heat in Phoenix grounded more than 40 flights in recent days, and scientists say a warming climate could also mean more turbulent rides.
Kangiqsujuaq Journal: A Lost Art in the Arctic: Igloo Making
One of Canada’s remaining igloo builders teaches the disappearing technique that was once common knowledge among the Inuit people.
Insect Walking Dead: How a fungus turns beetles into killer zombies
A fungus worthy of its own horror film is on the loose, taking over the bodies of goldenrod soldier beetles and turning them into contagious...
Draft Order on Drug Prices Proposes Easing Regulations
A draft of an executive order obtained by The Times appears to give the drug industry what it wants with no guarantee that consumer costs will fall.
Trilobites: Summer Solstice: A Great Moment to Ponder the Sun
The scientific start to summer in the Northern Hemisphere this week comes ahead of a total solar eclipse in August, when the moon will engulf the sun.
900 year-old jewelry found in Crusader castle
Lost an earring in the kitchen?
Rare albino dolphin spotted off California coast
A 3-year-old albino dolphin was spotted swimming with its mom in California's Monterey Bay last week, and the little one appears healthy,...
Trove of suspected Nazi artifacts found in Argentina
In a hidden room in a house near Argentina's capital, police believe they have found the biggest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country's...
Explorer: In the Footsteps of Charles Darwin
A land-based vacation in the Galápagos offers snorkeling, cave exploration, mountain hikes, tortoises and, sometimes, a little mystery.
Exxon Mobil Lends Its Support to a Carbon Tax Proposal
The company is joining other oil companies and corporate giants to endorse a plan from the Climate Leadership Council to tax fossil fuels and pay...
Yearning for New Physics at CERN, in a Post-Higgs Way
Physicists monitoring the Large Hadron Collider are seeking clues to a theory that will answer deeper questions about the cosmos. But the silence...