04 December 2013, 04:59 PM ET
From the air, Mima mounds look like upside-down egg cartons or grass-covered bubble wrap. A new study suggests burrowing gophers build the mysterious mounds.
04 December 2013, 01:00 PM ET
The thighbone of this hominid has revealed the oldest known human DNA yet. The results suggest human evolution was even more confusing than before thought, researchers say.
04 December 2013, 10:08 AM ET
Amazing images every day!
02 December 2013, 05:03 PM ET
In an effort to humanize climate scientists and engage the public with climate change research, Columbia scientists have banded together to model in the first ever Climate Model wall calendar.
30 November 2013, 02:54 PM ET
From mantises that look like orchids to lure prey to insects that mimic sticks to blend in with their branch-y surroundings, here's a look at the animal world's plant mimics.
28 November 2013, 09:50 AM ET
Cranberries, that iconic staple of Thanksgiving Day dinners, are a fruit native to North America that are grown in bogs and were eaten by Native Americans.
26 November 2013, 05:30 PM ET
Lions in Botswana's Okavango Delta are amongst the largest in the world thanks to an abundance of prey as well as the many rivers -- walking through water builds up the big cats' muscles.
26 November 2013, 02:10 PM ET
A female Amur Leopard was spotted on a conservation cam with two baby cubs in China. The sighting is the first example of breeding by the critically endangered species in China.
25 November 2013, 01:18 PM ET
Archaeologists opened up several trenches in Eshtaol along Israel's Highway 38, which is being expanded. The team uncovered artifacts spanning thousands of years of ancient history, including the remains of house from the eight millennium B.C.
25 November 2013, 09:45 AM ET
Paleontologists have unearthed a perfectly preserved, baby ceratopsid skeleton in Canada. The skeleton could help scientists understand how these horned dinos grew over time.
25 November 2013, 09:24 AM ET
A café in an insectarium in New Orleans is serving up insect-filled Thanksgiving treats. Visitors can choose from cricket pumpkin pie, mealworm cornbread stuffing or wax worm cranberry sauce.
23 November 2013, 04:06 AM ET
Darwin's frog, the brightest explosion in the Universe and a wild roll cloud are a few of the images we found for you this week.
22 November 2013, 02:22 PM ET
The Digital Hadrian's Villa Project brings to life all 250 acres of the Roman emperor Hadrian's sprawling estate in Tivoli, Italy, through gaming software and 3D reconstructions.
22 November 2013, 08:04 AM ET
Archaeologists unearthed an ancient wine cellar in a Canaanite palace that held 40 enormous jars of herb-flavored wine. The wine may have been consumed during banquets in a nearby hall.
21 November 2013, 03:39 PM ET
National Geographic recognized the achievements of 13 individuals in their list of 2014 Adventurers of the Year.
21 November 2013, 11:50 AM ET
Amazing pictures of a new volcanic island erupting about 620 miles (1,000 kilometers) south of Tokyo.
19 November 2013, 02:10 PM ET
Test your visual skills and knowledge base by looking at these odd images that may not be what they seem.
16 November 2013, 03:29 AM ET
Glowing sea worms, super typhoon Haiyan and images of the Milky Way sent from Hubble are just the beginning of some of the most amazing images for this week.
15 November 2013, 04:14 PM ET
In 2006, fossil hunters discovered a pair of dinosaur fossils, arranged as if they died locked in combat. The so-called Montana Dueling Dinosaurs date back to some 67 million years ago.
15 November 2013, 12:11 PM ET
A series of tombs spanning about 5,000 years of time has been unearthed in France. One of the tombs contained an aristocratic lady from the East with a deformed skull.
15 November 2013, 09:14 AM ET
The ancient tomb likely held a priestess and her husband along with their children and possibly grandchildren.
14 November 2013, 02:30 PM ET
On Nov. 14, 2013, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) destroyed its stockpile of seized ivory at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge in Commerce City, Colo., just outside of Denver.
13 November 2013, 08:07 AM ET
A museum exhibit explores poison's paradoxical roles in nature, human health and history, literature and myth. Whether as a defense against predators, a source of magical strength, or a lethal weapon used as lifesaving medical treatment, the story of pois
12 November 2013, 07:02 PM ET
A simultaneous hermaphrodite, the slug has both male and female reproductive organs that it uses simultaneously during sex. The male organ is a two-pronged penis equipped with spines.
12 November 2013, 05:01 PM ET
Paleontologists unearthed the oldest big cat fossil in the Tibetan plateau. The fossil is at least 4 million years old.
11 November 2013, 06:19 PM ET
For the first time, the muzzle of an Apatosaurus ajax has been discovered, a finding which may reveal new facets of the long-necked dinosaur family tree. Researchers are now working to remove the fossil from hard rock.
11 November 2013, 03:51 PM ET
Super Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines on Nov. 8, 2013, creating an enormous storms surge that devastated the region and likely killed thousands.
09 November 2013, 12:13 AM ET
A lava lake, gooey starfish and Typhoon Haiyan are just a few of the amazing images in Science this week.
06 November 2013, 05:00 PM ET
In the earliest example of insect sex, the two froghoppers are not discretely fossilized, with the male's sex organ clearly inserted into the female's sex organ.
06 November 2013, 12:23 PM ET
Amazing science images every day.
06 November 2013, 11:03 AM ET
Medieval construction in Balzers, Liechtenstein, rides out earthquakes with less damage than new buildings, new research finds. The separate foundations of old buildings protect them from temblors.
06 November 2013, 09:35 AM ET
Remote industrial towns, e-waste processing centers and the site of an infamous nuclear disaster top 2013's worst polluted places, according to a new list published by the environmental non-profit Blacksmith Institute.