Origins of complex life on earth decoded
Origins of complex life on earth decoded
Andrew McDonald - Aug 19, 2017
The team suggests that life got a kick-start from the huge amounts of nutrients and carbon dumped into the oceans by melting glaciers.
Andrew McDonald - Aug 16, 2017
Scientists from the School of Geosciences at the University of Edinburgh have discovered 91 previously undetected volcanoes in West Antarctica, some buried as deep as two miles beneath the ice.
Harry Marcolis - Aug 15, 2017
Conservators with the Antarctic Heritage Trust, based in New Zealand, recently found the fruitcake in a hut at Cape Adare the oldest building in Antarctica.
Tobi Gerdes - Aug 11, 2017
However, despite that research, little is known about the evolution of the ape and human ancestors that existed before 10 millions years ago.
James Carlin - Aug 11, 2017
The newly discovered fossils are haramiyidans, long-extinct cousins of modern-day mammals. They are beautifully preserved, showing wing-like skin membranes between their front and back limbs.
Vicky Webb - Aug 11, 2017
P. mayorum lived roughly 101 million years ago during the Cretaceous period and belonged to a group of dinosaurs known as titanosaurs.
Cliff Mooneyham - Aug 11, 2017
A draft report by government scientists sharply contradicts President Trump and members of his administration who say the science is ambiguous as to whether human activities contribute to climate change.
Jeremy Morrow - Aug 11, 2017
In 2013, a shepherd in the Argentinian desert stumbled on an enormous fossil bone sticking out of a rock. When experts examined the find, they discovered the remains belonged to what was the biggest dinosaur ever unearthed.
Cliff Mooneyham - Aug 09, 2017
Researchers working in northeastern Nevada have discovered a new species of fish that resembled a shark in both appearance and eating habits.
Chad Young - Aug 09, 2017
The extinct species -- known as Birgeria americana -- measured nearly six feet long and swam in the sea that covered what is current day Nevada some 252 million years ago.
Jose Jefferies - Jul 21, 2017
New excavations of an aboriginal rock shelter called Madjedbebe push back the date when humans first came to Australia by between 5,000 and 18,000 years.
James Carlin - Jul 18, 2017
Researchers in Sweden have found that ravens are even smarter than anybody thought, according to a new study published in the journal Science.
Harry Marcolis - Jul 18, 2017
An ever-expanding sinkhole in Land O' Lakes, Florida, has swallowed up two houses and is putting other homes in peril, authorities cautioned Friday.
Carmelo Sheppard - Jul 14, 2017
A massive iceberg that scientists have been predicting would separate from the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica has finally proved them right, according to an announcement by researchers Wednesday.
Chad Young - Jul 11, 2017
A pair of wildfires raging in California since Saturday still threaten hundreds of homes and have forced the evacuation of a popular lakeside resort.
Lucas Rowe - Jul 11, 2017
President Trump's decision to jettison the Paris accord on climate change has alienated all other 19 member nations in the G-20.
Jeremy Morrow - Jul 10, 2017
The quake is the largest to hit western Montana in almost 60 years, said USGS geophysicist Robert Sanders, according to The Los Angeles Times.
Jeremy Morrow - Jun 30, 2017
They warn that plastic waste tonnage is steadily building up in the world's oceans and coastal ecosystems and will imperil the health of plants, animals, and humans across the globe.
Lila Alexander - Jun 24, 2017
The Trump administration is lifting Endangered Species protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone, the Interior Department's Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday.
Paul Pate - Jun 13, 2017
Most Americans don't think of whale-watching as an activity one can do in New York City, but conservationists say that may start to change.
Jose Jefferies - May 31, 2017
The researchers said that 90% of Hawaii's reefs now exhibit bleaching. Some areas have lost more than half their coral cover.
Carmelo Sheppard - May 11, 2017
She has been experimenting with the quickest way to get into the capsule for an experience she admits she's not keen to take.
Adam Widmer - Mar 23, 2017
The area is 151 miles across and has a minimum depth of approximately 2,700 feet.
Josh Curlee - Feb 18, 2017
At least two people are reported dead in Southern California after torrential rains fell heavily, flooding streets and prompting water rescues.
Carmelo Sheppard - Jan 19, 2017
A new report in the journal Science Advances stated that three quarters of primates now face extinction.
Vicky Webb - Jan 13, 2017
The other vowels are "aw" sound, an "ih" sound and an "uh," which make up the basis of the baboon language.
Adam Widmer - Jan 09, 2017
Adam Widmer - Dec 19, 2016
The biggest clue to show how old and ancient this fish is the vestigial sexual organs located at the mouth of the make Chimera.
Cliff Mooneyham - Dec 16, 2016
These particles are highly reflective and would reflect a right amount of sunlight back to space and in essence, cool the planet.
Aaron Sims - Oct 12, 2016
But It is now emerging it may be because they process information in a similar way to humans.
Harry Marcolis - Oct 12, 2016
Each species is as different from the other as the grizzly bear is from the polar bear.
Kristy Douglas - Oct 11, 2016
Fragmentary fossil evidence of a bear dog species was found in southwestern Texas.
Linda Mack - Oct 09, 2016
A study suggests that more Hurricane Sandy like storms could be in store for the Tri State area.
James Smith - Oct 06, 2016
Several Nobel Prize winners are advocating for open borders to aid the advancement of science.
Lila Alexander - Oct 05, 2016
A new study suggests that half of forest fire quantity is caused by man induced climate change.
Lila Alexander - Aug 14, 2016
Results are already pointing to the possibility of the small arms being used to do specialized tasks.
Clint Huston - Aug 14, 2017
Conservators working at the Antarctic Heritage Trust have found an intact, 100-year-old fruitcake tucked away in one of Antarctica's oldest buildings.
Alex Bourque - Aug 11, 2017
Modern winged mammals glide using areas of skin membrane that stretches out between their fore and hind limbs. While the fossils exhibited that trait, they also had a wide range of other strange characteristics.
Wilson Soto - Aug 11, 2017
Shishmaref's residents voted in August to relocate to the mainland, but they have no funding to do so. Newtok requested federal funds in January to help its residents relocate but has so far been left emptyhanded.
Kara Menard - Aug 04, 2017
A dead zone the size of New Jersey has formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is growing even larger, and a new report says that meat industries are to blame for much of it.
Mark Schwartz - Aug 03, 2017
This well exceeds the target set by the 2016 Paris Agreement of 1.5 degrees Celsius.
Chad Young - Jun 11, 2017
The fossilized hatchling was a member of the bird group known as enantiornithes, which disappeared along with dinosaurs some 65 million years ago.
James Smith - Jun 09, 2017
Some research also suggests that it causes cancer in humans.
Linda Mack - Jun 02, 2017
The United States may be out of the Paris climate agreement, but Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto said Thursday that his city is still in.
Vicky Webb - Jun 02, 2017
Musk has pursued a range of clean-energy technologies in the last few years, including electric cars, solar roof panels, and improvements in battery technology.
Jason Spencer - Jun 02, 2017
President Trump might not share European Union officials' support for the international pact on climate change, but Chinese Premier Li Keqiang does.
Leon Clarke - May 31, 2017
The world's cities aren't just hotspots of population growth and commercial activity.
Harry Marcolis - Mar 20, 2017
A study by NASA has shown that jet using biofuels have fewer particle emissions in their exhaust trails.
Jason Spencer - Feb 13, 2017
James Carlin - Feb 08, 2017
At least seven tornadoes tore through New Orleans and the surrounding areas, leaving destruction in their path.
Carmelo Sheppard - Jan 31, 2017
Faculty members of the California public university system have signed a petition calling for Donald Trump to take climate change seriously.
Ian Marsh - Jan 16, 2017
Killer Whales have a lifespan of around 90 years, but reach menopause in their 30's to 40's.
Jason Spencer - Jan 04, 2017
A new study is backing the decision from NOAA to readjust its global temperature dataset.
Adam Widmer - Dec 19, 2016
That question was answered when a group of scientists encounters a 15-minute battle that changed their opinion of both creatures.
Tracy Williams - Dec 09, 2016
This has allowed scientists to identify soft bone and cartilage, but most important, they have seen the presence of Barbules.
Jeremy Morrow - Nov 23, 2016
Trump has threatened to pull out of the Paris Agreement that entailed to all nations committing to reduce global warming.
Ian Marsh - Oct 13, 2016
These fears had led the price of honey to spike almost to double its standard retail rate.
Jose Jefferies - Oct 12, 2016
The scientist did concur however that there was a good chance that they would find a new dinosaur species in the process.
Linda Mack - Oct 08, 2016
One team discovered that over exercising may increase heart attack risk by almost double.
Lila Alexander - Oct 07, 2016
They had an ice sculpture of Trump which was continually melted by his own comments.
Jose Jefferies - Oct 04, 2016
There has been continued media criticism of the lack of female Nobel Prize winners.
Aaron Sims - Oct 03, 2016
Washington Post columnist, Rachel Feltman, is arguing a Nobel Prize for Vera Rubin.
Linda Mack - Oct 02, 2016
In the end, scientists sacrifice the whole animal for a small piece of tissue.
Kristy Douglas - Oct 02, 2016
The earth is bound to hit a record temperature in 2 million years.
Aaron Sims - Oct 02, 2016
It has been discovered that some Minneapolis area companies are reneging on a pledge to practice environmentally friendly business.
Lila Alexander - Oct 01, 2016
Chinese scientists have been experimenting with strengthening the silk of silkworms.
Jose Jefferies - Aug 14, 2016
Saho Takagi, a scientist with his team from the University of Kyoto, conducted experiments with 30 cats.