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Scientists Discover ‘Oldest Human Fossil Outside Africa’

Scientists Discover ‘Oldest Human Fossil Outside Africa’

The newly dated fossil suggests humans migrated out of Africa far earlier than we thought.
25 Reconstructed Faces Of Ancient People From The Neanderthals To Jesus

25 Reconstructed Faces Of Ancient People From The Neanderthals To Jesus

Scientists and artists worked together to create these reconstructed faces from ancient peoples past — and the results are astonishing.
Scientists Find Organisms That Are Still Alive In The Arctic Ice

Scientists Find Organisms That Are Still Alive In The Arctic Ice

Million-year-old single-celled organisms have been brought back to life before, but now scientists are bringing back ancient moss — and even a 40,000-year-old worm.
Donning Lab Coat And Heels, Camille Schrier Wins Miss Virginia Pageant With Colorful Science Experiment

Donning Lab Coat And Heels, Camille Schrier Wins Miss Virginia Pageant With Colorful Science Experiment

"[Women and little girls] can look to me and say OK, she’s a woman who is able to be successful in an organization like the Miss America organization, but she’s also a scientist."
‘Pecunia Non Olet’: How A Roman Emperor Revived The Government With A Urine Tax

‘Pecunia Non Olet’: How A Roman Emperor Revived The Government With A Urine Tax

“Pecunia non olet,” or “money doesn’t stink,” is a phrase ascribed to the Roman emperor Vespasian, who in 70 A.D. imposed a urine tax.
Humans Have Made Cockroaches Virtually Unkillable Thanks To Pesticide Immunity

Humans Have Made Cockroaches Virtually Unkillable Thanks To Pesticide Immunity

"We didn't have a clue that something like that could happen this fast. This is a previously unrealized challenge in cockroaches."
See The Surprise Eruption Of Russia’s Raikoke Volcano From Space

See The Surprise Eruption Of Russia’s Raikoke Volcano From Space

It was silent for 95 years and showed no signs that it was about to erupt — but then it did.
Rocks On Portuguese Coast Discovered To Be Encrusted With Plastic

Rocks On Portuguese Coast Discovered To Be Encrusted With Plastic

Researchers first noticed the phenomenon in 2016. They thought it was a one-off until they found that 10 percent of the rocks on the Portuguese island of Madeira were fused with bits of plastic.
Meet The Entelodont, The Horse-Sized “Hell Pig” Whose Teeth Were As Thick As A Human Wrist

Meet The Entelodont, The Horse-Sized “Hell Pig” Whose Teeth Were As Thick As A Human Wrist

Weighing in at 2,000 pounds and sporting arm-sized fangs, the entelodont earned its status as the "hell pig" of prehistoric North America.
Hundreds Of ‘Extinct’ Creatures Found In Honduras’ ‘Lost City Of The Monkey God’

Hundreds Of ‘Extinct’ Creatures Found In Honduras’ ‘Lost City Of The Monkey God’

Conservation International's Rapid Assessment Program spent three weeks traversing the thick rainforests of Honduras, discovering and documenting hundreds of species. Some are entirely new to science.
Tourists Will Be Able To Submerge 13,000 Feet Under The Sea To The Wreckage Of Titanic For $125,000

Tourists Will Be Able To Submerge 13,000 Feet Under The Sea To The Wreckage Of Titanic For $125,000

"Being in a sub, and being nice and cozy, and having a hot chocolate with you, beats the heck out of freezing and going through a two-hour decompression hanging in deep water."