Giant 16-foot Long Dolphin Feasted on 'Killer Whale-size Prey'
Giant 16-foot Long Dolphin Feasted on 'Killer Whale-size Prey'

Photo: Nicholas D. Pyenson A giant 16-foot long dolphin has been discovered that lived 25 million years ago and was an apex predator....

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Zultanite: A Color Changing Stone
Zultanite: A Color Changing Stone

Zultanite gemstones, rough and crystal form lighting Zultanite is a color change gemstone that is similar to alexandrite. Zultanite ...

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Earth's Magnetic Field Can Change 10 Times Faster Than Thought
Earth's Magnetic Field Can Change 10 Times Faster Than Thought

Scientists using simulations in the lab have revealed that changes in the direction of the Earth's magnetic field may take place ...

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Dazzling Colors of 99-Million-Year-Old Insects Preserved in Amber
Dazzling Colors of 99-Million-Year-Old Insects Preserved in Amber

Diverse structural-colored insects in mid-Cretaceous amber from northern Myanmar. CREDIT: NIGPAS Nature is full of colors, from the ...

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Asteroid Impact, Not Volcanic Activity, Killed the Dinosaurs, Study Finds
Asteroid Impact, Not Volcanic Activity, Killed the Dinosaurs, Study Finds

Around 66 million years ago, an enormous asteroid smashed into the Earth off the coast of what is now Mexico in a catastrophic event th...

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A Billion Years Missing From Geologic Record
A Billion Years Missing From Geologic Record

A hiker walks along a road near Manitou Springs, Colorado, where an exposed outcrop shows a feature known as the “Great Unconformity.”Cre...

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Geochemists Solve Mystery of Earth's Vanishing Crust
Geochemists Solve Mystery of Earth's Vanishing Crust

Recycled ancient crust returns to the oceanic ridges. Credit: Caroline McNiel/National MagLab Thank goodness for the Earth's crus...

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Woman Finds 2.23-carat Diamond in Arkansas
Woman Finds 2.23-carat Diamond in Arkansas

 (Photo: Arkansas State Parks) A 56-year-old Arkansas woman was close to leaving Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro Saturd...

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Tanzanian Miner Finds World's Biggest Gemstone Worth $3.3 Million
Tanzanian Miner Finds World's Biggest Gemstone Worth $3.3 Million

The dark violet-blue gemstones were found by miner Saniniu Laizer in one of the tanzanite mines in the northern part of Tanzania The f...

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