(LONDON) -- Scientists in Scotland have revealed a remarkable discovery of a "very strange" 240 million-year-old "Chinese dragon" fossil.The international team from National Museums Scotland revealed their discovery -- found in Guizhou Province in southern China -- of the Dinocephalosaurus orientalis, a 5-meter-long aquatic... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A discovery on how baleen whales are able to sing under water is giving scientists a better understanding on how noise pollution from shipping activity can alter marine mammal's ability to communicate -- and therefore thrive as a species.When the ancient... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Locust outbreaks, a visual often used in entertainment to signify an upcoming apocalypse, could worsen as global temperatures continue to climb, according to new research.Far-reaching, synchronized desert locust outbreaks are strongly coupled to climate change in the last several decades, a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Earth may have already passed 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming and could be soon heading for 2 degrees of warming, researchers have found after studying sea sponges in the Caribbean.The study of 300 years of ocean temperature records kept preserved within... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Paleontologists have discovered a new species of dinosaur that could be the closest-known relative of the famed Tyrannosaurus rex.The jaw of the dinosaur was found in 1983 by civilians boating in the Elephant Butte reservoir in Las Cruces, New Mexico, Spencer... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A volcano that began erupting on Monday in Iceland continued to spew lava on Tuesday and was accompanied by hundreds of earthquakes across the magma flow on the country's southwestern coast, officials said.The volcanic activity in Sundhnúksgígar on the Reykjanes peninsula appeared... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A volcano began erupting on Monday in Iceland, the country's meteorological office said, after weeks of anticipation during which tens of thousands of earthquakes rumbled the southwestern coast."An eruption has started north of Grindavík," the Icelandic Met Office said in an... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tracking one of the deadliest living beings on Earth will be the key to saving thousands of lives each year, researchers at the University of South Florida say.The pesky bite of a mosquito has the potential to bring more than just... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Forecasts about the negative effects of human-caused climate change are not uncommon, but new research published Tuesday makes even more dire claims, declaring that "life on planet Earth is under siege" and that "we are pushing our planetary systems into dangerous instability."The... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Global warming could reveal an ancient river landscape that has been preserved underneath the East Antarctic Ice Sheet for millions of years, according to a new study.While a massive ice retreat on the continent has not yet touched the ancient landscape,... Read More.
(BOSTON) -- Harvard-affiliated scientists say they have been able to keep a monkey alive for two years with a genetically engineered pig kidney. Although preliminary, transplant experts say this research is an important milestone in the search for an alternative source of organs.Scientists are hopeful... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The annual ozone hole that forms over Antarctica has ballooned to near-record size, scientists say.Measurements from satellite imaging taken on Sept. 16 showed that the ozone depletion area had reached 26 million square kilometers -- roughly three times the size of... Read More.