A fast-dying language in remote central Siberia shares a mother tongue with dozens of Native American languages spoken thousands of miles away, new research confirms.
Archive for March, 2008
Pterosaurs, like their dinosaur relatives, didn’t wait until they were fully grown to have sex, a new study suggests.
Learn about the seven deadliest dinosaurs in the world, from the meat-eating Tyrannosaurus rex to the plant ripper Gryposaurus monumentensi.
Thousands of human bones belonging to numerous individuals have been discovered in the Pacific island nation of Palau.
Some of the bones are ancient and indicate inhabitants of particularly small size, scientists announced today.
About 80 million years ago—a time when dinosaurs ruled the Earth—global sea levels were roughly 560 feet (170 meters) higher than they are today, according to a new study.
The fossils of hobbit-like humans discovered on the Indonesian island of Flores in 2003 may have been severely malnourished modern humans, a controversial new study suggests.
The hypothesis is the latest in a string of diseases proposed to explain the small-bodied fossils.
On Feb. 17, 2009, millions of Americans may turn on their TVs and get nothing but white noise. Don’t be one of them. It’s easy to get ready now for the switch to digital television. Here’s what you need to know.