Image Albums
31 July 2014, 08:02 PM ET
Scientists have rendered a once-furry mouse transparent, its brain, guts and all. Here's a look at the beauty beneath the rodent's skin.
31 July 2014, 04:31 PM ET
The extent of damage from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill may be greater than scientists previously thought. A study of coral communities in the region found evidence of damage more than 13 miles (21 kilometers) away from the spill site.
31 July 2014, 10:42 AM ET
Amazing images every day!
31 July 2014, 08:11 AM ET
The skeletons of Iron Age warriors found in a bog in Denmark seem to have been collected and ritually mutilated months after months on the battlefield some 2,000 years ago. Archaeologists also found four pelvises strung on a stick in the bog.
30 July 2014, 02:00 PM ET
For 53 months, scientists watched a female octopus in the deep sea vigilantly guard a single clutch of eggs until they hatched. This was the longest brooding period scientists have ever observed — not just for octopuses, but also for all animals.
30 July 2014, 10:00 AM ET
Images of a new pygmy locust species and other insects discovered in an amber collection that languished for decades in a museum cabinet in Illinois.
29 July 2014, 01:06 PM ET
The Museum of Science Fiction, in Washington, D.C., launched its first online gallery, a collection of artwork from the archives of Omni Magazine, a science and sci-fi magazine published from 1978 to 1995.
29 July 2014, 11:45 AM ET
The Thirty Meter Telescope is a proposed optical telescope with a 100-foot (30 meters) primary mirror. The giant telescope is set to be built on the island of Hawaii.
29 July 2014, 10:59 AM ET
Conservationists warn that all eight species of pangolins, or scaly anteaters, may be eaten to extinction if illegal hunting and poaching continues.
28 July 2014, 10:02 AM ET
At the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow, which ran from July 14 to 20, British aerospace firm BAE Systems announced that its Taranis drone has completed a second set of classified flight tests.
28 July 2014, 08:40 AM ET
In 2010, excavators discovered a wooden ship buried under the site of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan. A new tree ring study reveals that the vessel was likely built in 1773, or soon after, in a small shipyard around Philadelphia.
26 July 2014, 03:49 PM ET
The beauty of the Milky Way, the sadness of the blue whales and even our need for speed are just a few of the stunning Science images we found this week.
24 July 2014, 05:42 PM ET
The birds of the American Southwest are as numerous and diverse as the multiple environments and landscapes upon which they carry on their daily life cycles.
24 July 2014, 02:00 PM ET
A newfound plant-eating dinosaur that was equipped with feathers suggest most dinosaurs may have worn such downy coats.
24 July 2014, 12:59 PM ET
A Paleolithic child who died 100,000 years ago likely suffered brain damage, but lived several years after his or her injury.
24 July 2014, 08:05 AM ET
An ancient Egyptian carving found in the tomb at the site of Sedeinga in modern-day Sudan shows the scars of a religious revolution and may have been gouged by Akhenaten, the possible father of King Tut.
23 July 2014, 02:00 PM ET
Researchers have tagged more than 100 blue whales off the California Coast, finding the behemoths feed around major shipping lanes.
23 July 2014, 11:53 AM ET
New tyrannosaur trackways unearthed in Canada suggest that the ferocious predators may have been pack animals.
22 July 2014, 02:32 AM ET
Loggerhead turtles inspire largest-ever U.S. critical habitat zone.
20 July 2014, 02:17 PM ET
New researcher reveals that bewildering rock formations may owe their shapes to how rock can strengthen when squashed from above, scientists say.
19 July 2014, 02:36 PM ET
Gorgeous jellyfish, a new rodent species and a trash island are just the beginning of our favorite images in Science this week.
18 July 2014, 04:33 PM ET
Four new species of tuco-tuco, a small, gopher-like rodent, have been discovered in Bolivia. Tuco-tucos are named after their unusual -- and loud -- vocalizations.
18 July 2014, 02:50 PM ET
More permanent features, such as "plastic islands" are forming within the great Pacific garbage patch.
17 July 2014, 05:18 PM ET
When it comes to mating in captivity, flower-hat jellies are just as fussy as their appearance. Scientists recently documented the life cycle of the stunning sea creatures.
16 July 2014, 07:21 AM ET
New radar imagery shows human impacts on Earth, including sprawling urban cities and rural landscapes.
15 July 2014, 11:38 AM ET
An ancient Egyptian painting, depicting scenes of life, has been discovered in the tomb of a possible priest located near the Great Pyramid at Giza.
14 July 2014, 03:00 PM ET
Photos of 13,400-year-old Clovis points and gomphothere bones that were discovered on a ranch in Sonora, Mexico.
12 July 2014, 12:44 PM ET
Amazing science images every day.
12 July 2014, 11:11 AM ET
A stunning super moon, a mass of anchovies and African dust made our top picks for the best images in Science this week.
10 July 2014, 12:58 PM ET
The so-called Andong mummy, belonging to a middle-age man, shows evidence of a diaphragm hernia, researchers find using CT scans and other methods.
10 July 2014, 10:38 AM ET
Nikola Tesla bought a plot of farmland in the sleepy town of Shoreham, N.Y., in 1901 to build a lab and a transmitter tower. A nonprofit group took over the site in 2012 to convert it into a museum dedicated to the eccentric inventor.
09 July 2014, 04:10 PM ET
This 4th of July let’s enjoy the spectacular displays inside us, too.