Institutions step up fight against attacks on theory of evolution
North America is fine for rewilding but Europe may be a better candidate thanks to close living relatives of its extinct megafauna
The Dodo may soon have some august company
An approach called network coding could dramatically enhance the efficiency and reliability of communications networks. At its core is the strange notion that transmitting evidence about messages can be more useful than conveying the messages themselves...
Making the endangered species list isn't easy when the queue is 280 species long view the slide show
Central Chile's rugged Andes mountains preserve some of South America's best mammal fossils. But finding them requires endurance, persistence--and a willingness to climb. view the slideshow...
Using readily available equipment, you can carry out a home experiment that illustrates one of the weirdest effects in quantum mechanics
Slide Show: From the LP to the Internet, 17 Inventions Rad Enough to Get Their Creators Inducted into the Valhalla of Innovators
Vaccines, air bags, contact lenses and the technology that made the personal computer revolution possible are just a few of the items whose inventors are being honored by the National Inventors Hall of Fame [click here to view the slideshow]...
Humans aren't the only animals who engage in elaborate courtship rituals—view the gallery
Take a tour of the new Hall of Human Origins at the American Museum of Natural History--view the gallery