Why scientists are excited about this early dino cousin with croc-like features.
(CNN)Everyone knows that ancient monsters walk among us — alligators, crocodiles and birds all have characteristics that date back millions and millions of years. But a newly indentified dino cousin may shake up the prehistoric family tree.
First human-pig embryos made, then destroyed.
CNN)To grow human organs within animal bodies has long been the dream of scientists wanting to provide transplantable hearts, lungs, kidneys and other organs for patients in need. A glimpse of possible success in this elusive goal was seen Thursday.
Doomsday Clock ‘could move even closer to midnight’ as nuclear war looms
So perhaps it’s no surprise that the Doomsday Clock symbolising the threat of apocalypse could be about to move closer to midnight.
Rock shelter used by speedy early Australians.
The speed at which the first Aboriginal settlers spread across Australia has been underlined by the discovery of an ancient rock shelter north of Adelaide.
The rock fissure in the Flinders Ranges contains tools and other artefacts that date back to around 49,000 years ago.
Scientists finally found Zenkerella, the world’s most mysterious mammal.
The specimen sat in alcohol at the bottom of an opaque plastic container. Its luxuriant black fur was dark and matted, its characteristic tail curled. David Fernandez peered at the odd-looking critter, which he’d spent the better part of the past year trying to track down, […]
How does heavy rain stay up in the clouds?
A very good question
Dear Science: How do millions of gallons of water defy gravity before they fall as rain?
Here’s what science has to say: