(CNN) — Researchers dispatched a drone into the Hawaiian skies to observe an extremely biodiverse area on a remote part of Kauai's Kalalau Valley. The scientists soon realized they had rediscovered a species
Science & Innovation About 22 million years ago, Simbakubwa was a fierce predator that “had lots of blades,” paleontologists report. 4 Minute Read By Catherine Zuckerman The handful of mysterious fossils
A middle school girl stumbled upon a buried treasure while spending her spring break on a beach in North Carolina. Avery Fauth and her family love to scour the sand for shark teeth whenever they’re on
The study subjects had been thin all their lives, and not because they had unusual metabolisms. They just did not care much about food. They never ate enormous amounts, never obsessed on the next meal.
Genes which prevent four million people gaining weight discovered, in new hope for slimming medicine
The genes which protect around four million people in the UK from obesity have been discovered following a major research project. Scientists at Cambridge University say drugs to keep people slim are a
A fossil hunter’s attempt to sell a young Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton on eBay for $2.95 million set off a furor among scientists who warned that it needed to be studied, not sold to the highest bidder.
From smoking to alcohol, air pollution to sunlight, a host of factors in our environment can cause cancer. Now scientists say they might be able to pinpoint the culprits for individual tumours. Experts
Cause of cancer is written into DNA of tumours, scientists find, creating a 'black box' for origin of disease
The cause of cancer is written into the DNA of tumours, scientists have discovered, in a breakthrough which could finally show how much disease is attributable to factors like air pollution or pesticides.