Vast lava tubes pock the surface of the moon and Mars, and could protect explorers from the elements. But first someone needs to explore them.
Konrad Steffen was one of the world's leading experts on climate change. In the end, it was climate change that killed him.
The new findings "highlight the broad impact of the pandemic and the need to prevent and treat these conditions," the authors wrote.
The eyes of a trilobite — an armored arthropod that lived almost half-a-billion years ago — resemble the compound eyes of modern bees.
New analysis of the ancient crocodylian Deinosuchus confirms that this apex predator had jaws and teeth that were powerful enough to subdue massive dinosaur prey.
Authorities finally identified the culprit responsible for the mysterious disappearance of dozens of shoes from a German neighborhood.
The microbes had been dormant below the ocean floor for eons, buried since the time of the dinosaurs. Then a team of scientists in Japan woke the little organisms up.
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