Drilling underground for room to store water
On a recent weekday in Denver a massive drilling rig bored a hole deep beneath the city.
Can world's biggest shark help humans?
Whale sharks have caught the attention of medical researchers who are now studying the genome of the world’s largest fish.
Incredible 'ghost fleet' site could become national marine sanctuary
An incredible site in the Potomac River, which is home to the “Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay”, has been nominated as a national marine sanctuary.
First class treatement for endangered Hawaiian petrels
As part of a project that was three decades in the making, the 10 fluffy grey and white chicks the size of a small Chihuahua were flown by...
Newly discovered dinosaur flaunts its feathers
The remains of an ostrich-like creature with preserved feathers and soft tissue is shedding light on how dinosaur’s used their plumage and further...
This glass could be as strong as steel
Researchers in Japan have developed a type of glass that is close to being unbreakable. Reported last month in the journal Scientific Reports, the...
Tomb tells tale of family executed by China's first female Emperor
A 1,300-year-old tomb, discovered in Xi'an city, China, holds the bones of a man who helped the nation's only female emperor rise to power.
The active Sun: US unveils plan to deal with space weather
The U.S. government is getting more serious about dealing with the dangers posed by powerful sun storms.
Ancient fortress discovery may solve one of Jerusalem's great archaeological mysteries
Archaeologists in Israel believe they have found the remains of an ancient Greek fortification used to control the Temple in Jerusalem more than...
New study finds Antarctic ice growing, countering earlier studies
Snow that began piling up 10,000 years ago in Antarctica is adding enough ice to offset the increased losses due to thinning glaciers, according to...
One of the biggest raptors known to man was found in South Dakota
Archaeologists have found one of the biggest raptors ever, one that used to roam what is now Hell Creek in South Dakota.
Ancient Native American 'twins' had different mothers
Native American "twins" who died 11,500 years ago in the area that's now Alaska actually had different mothers, a new genetic analysis suggests