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Museum staff ditched the bubble wrap in favor of custom-molded plaster cradles when shipping a Tyrannosaurus rex to Washington, D.C.
Genetic study reveals that just four changes gave Streptococcus the ability to cause deadly disease.
Aerosols in the atmosphere from Asia change weather in North America, says new study.
Scientists studying ocean garbage discuss how the world might deal with it.
Influential climate reports point to a pivotal moment in global warming diplomacy.
Museum staff will ditch the bubble wrap in favor of custom-molded plaster cradles when shipping a Tyrannosaurus rex to Washington, D.C.
When Wilson was 11 he tried to build an atom smasher. At 14 he achieved nuclear fusion. Now 19, he is working with subatomic particles. What will come next?
Time is running out to undertake technological and economic fixes to halt dangerous global warming, warns an international report.
Murderous pets and hungry jaguars are only some of the stories cultures use to explain lunar eclipses.
For millennia, humans have looked at the moon and found meaningful figures in its craters and mountains. Why do we do this?
Scientists forecast the arrival of a climate pattern that will affect weather across the globe.
Federal scientists at the USGS and NOAA report latest stream and estuary monitoring data and highlight challenges and conservation successes.
NASA reveals a flying saucer, a heart is spotted on Mars, and the Milky Way gleams in this week's best space pictures.
Cheap and sharper-eyed than satellites, unmanned aerial vehicles are the latest high-tech tool used to study looting of ancient artifacts.
In Nigeria, Africa’s largest oil-producing country, citizens have faced fuel shortages for weeks amid charges of government mismanagement.
Sixty of Mexico's native languages are at risk of being silenced forever—but many people are working to keep them alive, experts say.
Holy Da Vinci Code! Chemical and epigraphic analyses suggest the "Gospel of Jesus's Wife" could be real.
Here's how to watch a rare total eclipse of the moon on April 14.
The H5N1 avian flu virus isn't known to be transmissible through the air, but a study released Thursday shows how mutations to the virus could give it that ability.
The age at which Nobel prize winners receive their prizes has increased dramatically, especially in physics.