Up to 63% of African and Arabian mammal species may have vanished in a previously undetected die-off.
A new paper examines how elephants work together to solve a task and when cooperation breaks down.
The flying reptile was among hundreds of fossils recovered by police in 2013.
Analysis of fish ear bones reveals how bioluminescent lanternfish became so abundant.
A fossil skull from a bird that lived in the time of dinosaurs sheds light on how the ancestors of modern birds escaped extinction.
New research uncovers the cellular basis of fractal patterns in Romanesco and cauliflower.
The ancient dinosaur ancestor likely ate the newly described species by accident.
The skull was found in China, and it belonged to a man who lived at the same time as Neanderthals and ancient Homo sapiens.
New research supports the idea that pulses of nutrients flushed from Devonian forests fueled ocean algae blooms that suffocated marine life.
The new species unearthed in Patagonia belongs to a group called abelisaurids, which resembled tyrannosaurs with short, bumpy faces.