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14 January 2016, 07:29 AM ET
The remains of a small-statured hominid may be a new, hobbitlike, species called Homo floresiensis.
13 January 2016, 11:05 AM ET
In lieu of a whirlwind trip round the world, check out some highlights courtesy of Google Earth.
10 July 2015, 02:00 PM ET
The Cambrian explosion, when simple life forms rapidly evolved to more complex creatures, produced some beautiful, bizarre, and mysterious animals
03 June 2015, 07:33 AM ET
Canadian authorities have released amazing images of a shipwreck discovered in the Arctic. The vessel is believed to be one of two lost ships from the Franklin Expedition, which set sail in 1845.
15 October 2014, 10:05 AM ET
Amazing images every day!
13 October 2014, 10:53 AM ET
Bonhams auction house will hold a history-of-science themed auction on Oct. 22, featuring a vintage Apple-1 computer and a window from the Manhattan Project test site.
11 October 2014, 03:59 PM ET
Amazing science images every day.
09 October 2014, 08:37 AM ET
On Mars, the evidence for life could be concealed in rocks that resemble some of Earth's most extreme environments. Scientists from the SETI Institute will spend five years exploring these unusual geologic sites to learn where and how to look for life.
04 October 2014, 03:30 AM ET
The loss of Earth's animals, ring-shaped clouds and Nature's solar tech — these are just a few of this week's coolest images in Science.
03 October 2014, 05:09 PM ET
From frightful to downright odd, evolution has created some strange-looking critters.
03 October 2014, 02:27 AM ET
With more than 50 percent of wildlife disappearing in the last 40 years, something needs to change.
01 October 2014, 08:17 AM ET
New research reveals that zebras, wildebeest and other wildlife are lured to sites contaminated by anthrax bacterium, possibly aiding in the spread of the infectious disease.
30 September 2014, 01:22 PM ET
New research reveals how dinosaur arms evolved into the wrists of modern birds. Dinosaurs had to alter their very bone structure as they evolved to become flying birds.
30 September 2014, 07:26 AM ET
Newly published Vatican documents reveal an ancient tale of a pirate who seems to have stolen treasure that belonged to a dead bishop and was en route aboard a ship to Pope Innocent VI.
29 September 2014, 01:43 PM ET
The octopus is inspiring all kinds of technologies, from grasping tentacles and camouflage material to robotic arms and suction cups. Here’s a look at the sophisticated tech that this sea creature has helped unleash in recent years.
29 September 2014, 08:38 AM ET
In the American Southwest, where man has continued to build his homes farther from the center of established cities, the urban bobcat has become a common subdivision neighbor.
27 September 2014, 02:28 AM ET
Ancient platform sandals, a scuba diving record and a cannibalistic octopus are just a few of the best images in Science.
26 September 2014, 09:32 AM ET
The German logistics company is putting drones to good use.
25 September 2014, 02:02 PM ET
An ancient way of making stone tools may have been developed independently in Eurasia and Africa, suggesting the technology did not emerge solely from humanity's migration out of Africa.
25 September 2014, 02:21 AM ET
In the early 1800s, when your goiter is larger than your head, you had to visit Dr. Mütter.
24 September 2014, 02:14 PM ET
Take a closer look at these caterpillars, bugs, moths, wasps and butterflies to learn more about insects found in the eastern half of the United States.
24 September 2014, 01:01 PM ET
Multicellular spherical fossils dating back 600 million years were discovered in South China's Doushantuo Formation. Here are photos of these bizarre specimens.
24 September 2014, 06:56 AM ET
Video and images show for the first time a record of octopus cannibalism, revealing the common octopus in three encounters cannibalizing a smaller octopus in the Atlantic Ocean off Spain.
23 September 2014, 03:17 PM ET
When renowned author Ray Bradbury died in 2012, he left behind a huge collection of very cool stuff.
23 September 2014, 07:25 AM ET
More 50 geoglyphs dating back at least 2,000 years have been discovered in northern Kazakhstan. Google Earth images revealed the geoglyphs, most of which are earthen mounds, though a swastika-shaped one was made of timber.
22 September 2014, 03:00 PM ET
Storytelling, dancing and singing reign supreme when the African Kalahari Bushmen light their nighttime fires and depart from daytime conversations about economics and gossip.
22 September 2014, 07:33 AM ET
Moqui marbles are iron concretions that record ancient water flow across the Colorado Plateau. These geological oddities are found throughout Utah and Arizona.
20 September 2014, 04:12 PM ET
World Maker Faire is an annual festival that celebrates science, technology and innovation. The event features hands-on workshops, panel discussions and special exhibits. Here are some photos from the 2014 World Maker Faire in New York City.
20 September 2014, 02:33 AM ET
Lonesome George out for views, a stunning aurora and Syria's damage are just a few of the starting images this week.
19 September 2014, 01:34 PM ET
Since it began in 2011, the war in Syria has damaged five of the country's six World Heritage sites, according to a nonpartisan analysis of before-and-after satellite images.
19 September 2014, 07:36 AM ET
The body of a 100-year-old Pinta Island Tortoise, dubbed Loneseome George, has been preserved and is now on display at the American Museum of Natural History.
18 September 2014, 12:30 PM ET
An Israeli compound dated to the Byzantine era may have once housed monks who pressed wine and oil for a living.