A highly detailed re-creation of the past 240 million years showcases the tangled tale of an ancient continent dubbed Greater Adria. Take a hike along the mountain belts scattered around the Adriatic and
After 550 million years, we still haven't found a cure. Life started around 3.8 to 4.1 billion years ago. For a large part of that time, organisms on Earth were simple and evolution was slow. But something
The flying reptile was mostly head and neck—and had at least a 16-foot wingspan, if not bigger. In the icy badlands of Alberta, paleontologists have found a “frozen dragon”: a new genus of pterosaur that
It doesn't proceed in a straight line—so why do we keep drawing it that way? Evolution doesn’t follow a preordained, straight path. Yet images abound that suggest otherwise. From museum displays to editorial
Knowing about a storm too far in advance could mean unnecessary and counterproductive preparation and evacuation. Hurricane Dorian is only now inching up the coast of Florida, a few dozen miles offshore,
The iconic succulent's 60-year reign over Chicago is coming to a bittersweet end. On the west side of Chicago sits Garfield Park Conservatory, a venerable crystal palace rising from acres of lush gardens.