An ancient whale's flipper bone has bite marks on it, revealing that a shark tore into it about 15 million years ago.
Antarctica was warmer during the late Cretaceous period, a time when wildfire blazed through the region.
A team mapping the seafloor in the northern Red Sea unexpectedly spotted a purpleback flying squid near a previously unknown shipwreck.
The earliest evidence that dinosaurs lived in herds dates to a 192 million-year-old Jurassic graveyard in Argentina.
October's full moon and the peak of the Orionid meteor shower are happening on the same day this week.
Glacier archaeologists in Norway have found the second of a pair of 1,300-year-old skis dating to the Iron Age.
A newly described dinosaur species hailed as "chief dragon" was actually the size of a chicken, and may have been a dwarf.
An excavation at a Roman Empire-era amphitheater in Pergamon Turkey reveals that elites sat in 'box seats.'
Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is erupting, spewing lava and sending Pele's hair into the sky.
Amateur freedivers found a giant stash of gold coins dating to the fall of the Western Roman Empire.
Hours of survey work have added an additional 8 miles to the passageways at Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky
An extraordinary 120-million-year-old fossil bird from China reveals that the animal had a sexy but vaguely impractical tail.
The discovery of a massive dinosaur jawbone dating to 90 million years ago reveals a previously unknown apex predator that prowled in what is now Uzbekistan.
The maimed and tortured remains of Atacama Desert mummies reveal that the region’s earliest farmers cultivated a climate of extreme violence.