GREENBELT, Md. — Some 110 million years ago, in the swamp that would become the Washington suburbs, a hulking, armored nodosaur trudged along a riverbank, leaving a telltale print in the mud. Its offspring
When dinosaurs roamed Earth, the planet looked like . . . what, exactly? Scientists have plenty of theories about how the planet changed over time. Continents split. Water receded. Mass extinctions wiped
Scientists weigh in on the baffling mystery. When Brett Stones and his dolphin-watching tour group SeaMor finished their evening excursion last Friday in Wales, it was already dark out. In the distance,
A new pterosaur found in Mongolia had a 32-foot wingspan and likely feasted on baby dinosaurs. The fragmentary fossil of a truly enormous pterosaur has been found in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia. This predator
Personal Finance As back-to-school shopping season kicks into high gear, it may seem like money is on everyone's mind — but that doesn't mean our kids have a grasp on it. According to the 9th Annual T.
Weird & Wild Scientists may have solved a decades-long mystery of how Pacific Ocean sea snake lost its stripes. The turtle-headed sea snake usually sports beautiful bands of alternating black and white.
Sex educator Al Vernacchio strides into the room wearing a superhero outfit: A blue top with “POW” emblazoned across the chest in a bright yellow starburst. Shiny gold arm sleeves. A blue mask over his
Two exquisitely preserved finds from the Jurassic provide new clues to the evolution of airborne animals. It’s not a bird or a plane—it’s more like a souped-up squirrel. This week, paleontologists unveiled