Physicists think this might be the first of many hidden states of matter that could be uncovered using laser flashes.
Experts once thought that older, more robust sea ice in the Arctic was mostly safe from melting — but that may not be the case.
The Nile River may have emerged around 30 million years ago, driven by the motion of Earth’s mantle.
With a series of camera traps, researchers have caught the silver-backed chevrotain meandering about its tree-filled home.
Paleontologists in Poland unearthed the jaws and teeth of a pliosaur, an ancient marine reptile with a bite more powerful than that of T. rex.
Up to 90% of people are right-handed. Scientists are still trying to figure out why lefties have always been in the minority.
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