Europe is about twice as densely populated and half the size of the United States, yet its wolves and other carnivores are thriving, even in non-protected areas where humans dwell.
Archaeologists say Fag el-Gamous in Egypt is the ancient burial site of at least a million people of all ages; where they came from remains a mystery.
A recent report shows that birds share a common trait with humans while under the influence of alcohol.
Rock samples taken from inside an underwater cave in Belize suggest one particular natural phenomenon may have brought down the Mayan society.
The findings of a new study by UCLA scientists challenges the current paradigm of how memories are maintained.
Experts call for consideration of protecting the Monarch butterfly under the U.S. Endangered Species Act as population numbers fall precipitously.
Many threatened and endangered animal populations across the globe have the media and public attention that thinning giraffe herds just cannot seem to get.
The reigning world champ in supercomputing, China’s Tianhe-2, may get knocked off, if IARPA accomplishes its goal of creating a new supercomputer capable of beyond exaflop speeds.
The 500-year-old bones found under a car park in 2012 turn out to be those of King Richard III, who seems to have had blue eyes and blond hair in his youth.
New DNA sequencing-based research suggests that the humpback whales currently living in the Arabian Sea have remained isolated from other populations for roughly 70,000 years.