Tyrannosaur Fossil Indicates Dinosaur Got Smart First, Then Grew Big
An older relative of Tyrannosaurus rex had a brain and ears like the well-known dinosaur, but not the stature or heft.
First Mention: The Unfolding of Polio
In The Times, it began with an 1857 article on graduation at New-York Medical College. The prize for best thesis went to one on infantile...
Scientists discover cousin of T. rex in Uzbekistan desert
A horse-sized cousin of Tyrannosaurus rex discovered in Uzbekistan is giving scientists a better sense of how small body dinosaurs evolved to...
Vermont Town Is Latest to Face Tainted-Water Scare
North Bennington joined a list of northeastern communities enduring problems with their water supply after private wells near a shuttered plant...
Centers to Treat Eating Disorders Are Growing, and Raising Concerns
A proliferation of residential centers has some experts questioning their marketing and wondering if quality is at times being sacrificed for...
What to Look For in an Eating Disorder Treatment Center
Move beyond the inviting photographs on websites and choose based on priorities and statistics.
The Anti-Packaging Movement
Recycling is nice, but some shop owners are trying to eliminate waste altogether.
MIT scientists tout new, greener battery technology
A team of researchers at MIT have come up with an environmentally friendly way to generate electricity that harnesses heat but uses no metals or...
Activists upset after 17 elephants 'rescued' from Swaziland
A cargo plane packed with 17 African elephants touched down in Texas over the weekend, CNN reports, with the pachyderms headed to zoos in Dallas,...
Astronomers say they've found biggest structure in universe
A newly identified cosmic feature is so enormous that it has left some of the finest minds in astronomy well and truly boggled.
Rare whales make big showing in Cape Cod Bay
Cape Cod is seeing a lot more of some singularly welcome tourists: endangered right whales enticed by the fine dining possibilities of its...
Hiker in Israel finds rare gold coin dating back 2,000 years
A hiker in Israel has found a rare, 2,000-year-old coin bearing the image of Emperor Augustus that is identical to one in the British Museum's...