The patterns on the insect's wings closely match those of nearby fossilized leaves from the same period
The fault is not significant and will likely not cause more major earthquakes in the future, seismologists say
Unlike most snakes, the pythons appeared able to find their way home after being displaced by many miles
SpaceX founder Elon Musk also spoke at the Explorers Club event and emphasized the importance of a reusable rocket system for space exploration
The skeletons of four kittens and two cats in a cemetery may push back the date of cat domestication in Egypt to 3600 B.C.
The bronze triggers of the disintegrated wooden bows were probably molded and made in small batches rather than by assembly line
Discovered near a graveyard, the wand was likely used in funereal rituals
The moss, taken from frozen soil core samples, is the oldest known resurrection of a frozen plant
The diamond contains ringwoodite, which is water-rich but only forms naturally under the extreme pressure found in Earth's mantle
By studying current lava flows over lava and ice, scientists are learning how volcanic eruptions through ancient ice sheets can hold clues to past ice ages
The show is inspired by British biology student Elise Andrew's wildly popular Facebook group
The determination on children's faces as they struggled with a difficult task was not observed in chimpanzees involved in the same study, suggesting that the expression is an evolutionary trait...
The fossil-rich layers date from the period when dinosaurs and birds split from a common ancestor
The deep, salty currents that carry oxygen and nutrients to the ocean depths have been disappearing over the past few decades
For people aged 50 to 65, a high-protein diet increased the risk of cancer fourfold, comparable to the risk associated with smoking
Parents were less likely to think vaccines caused autism but strangely less likely to want their children to be vaccinated after being educated about the lack of a vaccine–autism link...
While the new labels alone won't curb the obesity epidemic, public health experts applaud the FDA's new nutrition label rules and design
The new labels would make serving sizes more realistic and differentiate between total sugar content and added sugars
Using ground-penetrating radar, archaeologists have digitally reconstructed living quarters, a bath complex and a training arena
The detailed map could be used to help scientists understand the basis of neurological or psychiatric disorders in humans