Contagious diseases have shaped human history and they remain with us. Here's a look at some of the worst, from ebola and dengue to the more recent coronavirus and Zika virus.
Recovered after being stolen by poachers in the Gobi Desert, a fossilized skull and foot bones tell paleontologists more about a bizarre dinosaur named Deinocheirus that sported foot-long claws.
The Magellan Echo smartwatch is a relatively basic smartwatch, and runs just one app at a time. I wore the Echo for a week to see whether it improved my workouts.
The southeastern margin of the massive Tibetan Plateau rose up to near-modern heights millions of years earlier than previously thought. This discovery raises questions about the forces responsible.
Common minerals came together in a bubble of a lava flow to form a one-of-a-kind specimen, dubbed 'Godzilla as a Hockey Goalie.' This and other mineral specimens go up for auction in May.
Why do humans seek out alcohol even though it can lead to destructive behavior? One biologist looked to evolution for an answer, and came up with The Drunken Monkey Hypothesis.
They live in water so deep that little to no light reaches them, but deep-sea dragon fish eyes have evolved rapidly.
A new study links believing in hell, and perhaps even thinking about it, with lower levels of happiness and satisfaction in life.
Dog sex has made it possible for the world's oldest cancer to last 11,000 years and travel the world, say researchers who found patient zero was genetically similar to an Alaskan malamute or husky.
Fishing lines can unintentionally kill sea turtles, so researchers want to predict where these deadly encounters might happen.
Examinations of airborne scans of three New England towns revealed networks of old stone walls, building foundations, old roads, dams and other features, many of which long were forgotten.
The clymene dolphin may be a rarity in the mammal world: the product of a mating between two species.
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