A bird that lived during the last ice age is in "pristine condition."
Antarctica saw two record-high temperatures set between Feb. 6 and Feb.9, and that took a huge toll on the continent's ice, as seen in NASA images.
That old adage has since kept countless children on the pool deck, watching forlornly as their friends splash around. But according to science, swimmers have nothing to worry about.
Paleontologists found peculiar cavities in the tailbones of a duck-billed dinosaur, suggesting that it suffered from tumors caused by Langerhans cell histiocytosis.
Over decades, a brazen thief stole hundreds of eggs from rare and endangered falcons' nests around the world, to sell to private collectors.
Here are the stories behind the most amazing images in the world of science this week. A recap of the coolest photos featured on Live Science.
Aerojet Rocketdyne will develop "enabling technologies" for DARPA's Glide Breaker program under a newly announced contract, which is worth up to $19.6 million.