Image Albums
24 April 2014, 02:00 PM ET
A coral species called Acropora hyacinthus may be able to adapt to the higher ocean temperatures that may come with climate change.
24 April 2014, 02:00 PM ET
Photos of the tsetse fly, which spreads sleeping sickness in sub-Saharan Africa. Researchers have sequenced the full genome of this insect and hope to use the results to develop new ways to control the fly.
24 April 2014, 10:12 AM ET
Amazing images every day!
24 April 2014, 07:26 AM ET
The minerals are common, but the configuration of this 6-inch-tall specimen makes it one-of-a-kind. The unusual form, which came together in a bubble in a lava flow, inspired the nickname Godzilla as a Hockey Goalie.
23 April 2014, 03:31 PM ET
Photos of mysterious 19th century shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico.
22 April 2014, 01:01 PM ET
Amazing photos of Erebus volcano's lava lake, which offers a view into the heart of a volcano.
22 April 2014, 04:40 AM ET
From microbes to plants and large predators, every organism on Earth has evolved unique survival mechanisms and research has shown us how this biodiversity can help society.
21 April 2014, 03:36 PM ET
Scientists discovered a new 100-million-year-old species of assassin fly, Burmapogon bruckschi, after studying the first two specimens ever preserved in Burmese amber.
19 April 2014, 03:34 AM ET
The lunar eclipse, a time to reflect and the crash of a black hole are just the tip of the iceberg for this week's images.
18 April 2014, 02:29 PM ET
Images: Lophiaris silverarum and other orchid species.
18 April 2014, 09:03 AM ET
Warrior Canine Connection utilizes the healing power of the human-animal bond to help Warriors in recovery from post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury.
17 April 2014, 02:05 PM ET
Archaeologists discovered animal-printed tile fragments in Blackfriars, Leicester, during excavations in 2014. The artifacts date back to the early Roman era.
17 April 2014, 02:00 PM ET
Photos of Greenland's dramatic glaciers and ancient landscapes.
17 April 2014, 11:15 AM ET
Females with penislike genitals and males with vaginalike organs are cases of a new extreme reversal of sex roles researchers have discovered in little-known cave insects.
16 April 2014, 06:46 PM ET
The Landsat 8 satellite captured images of five volcanoes all erupting at once on Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula. The region has dozens of active volcanoes.
15 April 2014, 09:42 AM ET
People of numerous pre-Columbian civilizations in northern Chile, including the Incas and the Chinchorro culture, suffered from chronic arsenic poisoning due to their consumption of contaminated water, new research suggests.
12 April 2014, 04:03 AM ET
Photos of the oldest living things, a ghostly beauty in Death Valley and a UFO on Mars — just a few of the most amazing images in Science.
10 April 2014, 12:31 PM ET
Researchers have discovered an ancient harvestman fossil in eastern France.
09 April 2014, 04:57 PM ET
A rare sculpted-clay coffin is found in Israel's Jezreel Valley, along with a gold scarab ring and bronze grave goods.
09 April 2014, 10:09 AM ET
Researchers have produced a new ceramic inspired by nacre, the material also known as mother-of-pearl. The new ceramic is less brittle than regular ceramic but still handles high heat.
09 April 2014, 12:01 AM ET
The San Joaquin River is the most endangered river in America, according to a 2014 report by the nonprofit American Rivers. Excess diversions threaten to run even more of the river dry.
09 April 2014, 12:00 AM ET
Amazing science images every day.
08 April 2014, 11:09 AM ET
The top 10 images from NASA's annual Tournament Earth photo competition.
08 April 2014, 10:08 AM ET
About a millennium ago, the ancestral Pueblo Indians in the Chaco Canyon in northwestern New Mexico obtained their precious turquoise using a large trade network spanning several states, new research reveals.
07 April 2014, 02:09 PM ET
Photographer Rachel Sussman traveled the planet in search of organisms that have been living for 2,000 years or more, compiling images for her book, "The Oldest Living Things in the World."
07 April 2014, 11:51 AM ET
The Chengjiang fossil deposit in China has yielded amazing fossils of arthropod organ systems. These animals lived 520 million years ago, during the Cambrian period.
06 April 2014, 05:22 PM ET
Brittlebush is a common desert plant in the American Southwest. These medium-sized shrubs add a splash of yellow color to the dry, arid landscapes.
06 April 2014, 05:10 PM ET
A 1,700-year-old mummy discovered in ancient Egypt has a brain, no heart and plaques over her sternum and abdomen, say researchers.
05 April 2014, 03:43 AM ET
Smells of spring, a hungry volcanic island and the Antarctic twilight are just a few of the amazing science images we have for you this week.
04 April 2014, 02:33 PM ET
The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, Calif., runs a clinic that rescues sick, injured and orphaned seals, sea lions and other marine mammals.
03 April 2014, 12:01 PM ET
A total of 338 hummingbird species are known to live on the planet, making hummingbirds amongst the most diverse bird groups.
03 April 2014, 10:36 AM ET
A group of researchers from Ohio University put a Siamese crocodile measuring 8.5 feet (2.5 meters) through a computed tomography (CT) scanner at the OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital in late March 2014.