Some interesting science finds you might have missed this week. In the mad rush to cover the grand experiment called science, all kinds of exciting studies fall through the cracks. We've summarized three
The 419-million-year-old fossil has the same jawbones as vertebrates. Scientists have found the oldest face—and it's a fish. (Not a fishface, though.) The 419-million-year-old fish fossil could help explain
Wildlife It may look like the Lady Gaga of amphibians, but this enterprising cane toad is actually in the midst of eating a bat. Yufani Olaya, a ranger at Peru’s Cerros de Amotape National Park, sent picture
Scientists explain recent trends on eve of UN climate change report. The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is meeting in Stockholm, Sweden, this week to iron out the final
Changing Planet This week I have returned to Reunion Island in the Mascarene archipelago (Western Indian Ocean) for a regional conference on landscape rat control to save birds at imminent risk of extinction.
Exploration & AdventureBlog As any mountaineer will attest, it’s a tough pill to swallow when you set your sights on a goal and prepare for months, only to be denied. I just returned from an attempt to