Inside the wildly complicated process of breeding pandas
Congratulations are in order for the National Zoo's female giant panda—or so veterinarians hope based on an ultrasound yesterday: Mei...
Feeling the Heat: Earth in July Was Hottest Month on Record
Federal officials say July was Earth's hottest month on record, smashing old marks.
Early-Stage Breast Condition May Not Require Cancer Treatment
Almost all women given a diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ, considered a possible precursor to breast cancer, have a lumpectomy or mastectomy,...
Prehistoric ‘Scarface’ discovered
Pacino has some pint-sized competition. Researchers have recently unveiled a newly discovered pre-mammal species named Ichibengops munyamadziensis...
'Base jumping' spider soars from rainforest treetops
Like a base jumper leaping off a high precipice into the abyss below, a flat, brownish spider dives from the top of a tall tree and careens through...
Divers recover $4.5M in gold coin off Florida beach
A team of treasure hunters scouring the waters off Florida last month recovered a $4.5 million bounty of gold coins – including several made for...
Climate Change Intensifies California Drought, Scientists Say
The odds of California suffering droughts at the far end of the scale, like the current one, have roughly doubled over the past century, scientists...
LA 'black ball' reservoir rollout potential 'disaster' in the making, say experts
LA's scheme to cover a reservoir under 96 million "shade balls" may not be all it is touted to be, experts told FoxNews.com, with some critics...
John Henry Holland, Who Computerized Evolution, Dies at 86
Dr. Holland developed computer codes, which he called genetic algorithms, that mimicked evolutionary processes by mating and mutating possible...
National Briefing | West: California: Pumping of Water Speeds Sinking of Land
Vast areas of California’s Central Valley are sinking faster than in the past as huge amounts of groundwater are pumped during the drought, NASA...
Shielding Syrian Antiquities, to a Grisly Death at ISIS’ Hands
The body of Khalid al-Asaad, the city’s retired director of antiquities, was hung from a Roman column, the state news media and an activist group...
China’s Carbon Dioxide Emissions May Have Been Overstated by More Than 10%
A study finds that the low quality of coal in China, containing less carbon, and its inefficient use means less carbon dioxide was emitted than...