Bat-winged dinosaurs were clumsy fliers

Only two dinosaur species are known to have had wings made out of stretched skin, like…

Homo erectus, not humans, may have invented the barbed bone point

A type of bone tool generally thought to have been invented by Stone Age humans got…

How environmental changes may have helped make ancient humans more adaptable

An unforgiving environmental twist deserves at least some credit for the behavioral flexibility that has characterized…

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx survived its risky mission to grab a piece of an asteroid

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is a cosmic rock collector. Cheers erupted from mission control at 6:12 p.m.…

The diabolical ironclad beetle can survive getting run over by a car. Here’s how

The diabolical ironclad beetle is like a tiny tank on six legs. This insect’s rugged exoskeleton…

Naked mole-rats invade neighboring colonies and steal babies

Naked mole-rats — with their subterranean societies made up of a single breeding pair and an…

Pompeo Calls Twitter’s Censorship of Hunter Biden Story ‘Dangerous’

Pompeo Calls Twitter’s Censorship of Hunter Biden Story ‘Dangerous’

Even the deepest, coldest parts of the ocean are getting warmer

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Fire ants build little syphons out of sand to feed without drowning

The threat of death is no obstacle for some hungry fire ants. To escape drowning while…

A rope bridge restored a highway through the trees for endangered gibbons

With acrobatic leaps, Hainan gibbons can cross a great gully carved by a 2014 landslide in…