And yet no one could get their hands on a living example of the giant shipworm, or Kuphus polythalamia. Unlike with other shipworms, named because they ate their way into the sides of wooden boats, no
(CNN) — With a name like Crater of Diamonds, visitors to the Arkansas state park have high expectations. But for 14-year-old Kalel Langford, the dream of finding a diamond came true after just 30 minutes.
(CNN) — Scientists have discovered in Greenland the oldest physical evidence of life on earth -- fossils that date back 3.7 billion years. If confirmed, the fossils are 220 million years older than any
(CNN) — A little over 130 million years ago, a plant-eating dinosaur was roaming the present-day area of Sussex, England, when -- trapped by the muds of a thick swamp -- it fell backward to his death was
(CNN) — The tail of a 99-million-year-old dinosaur has been found entombed in amber, an unprecedented discovery that has blown away scientists. Xing Lida, a Chinese paleontologist found the specimen, size
(CNN) — A team of scientists on a California island are brushing away centuries of dirt and trying to uncover mysteries of human migration and mammoth extinction with a unique fossil discovery. "This a