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Scientists Just Discovered 'Young Diamonds'
Scientists Just Discovered 'Young Diamonds'

Stephen H. Richardson, University of Cape Town Diamond with a garnet inclusion After analyzing a number of diamonds, geologists have...

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The New Largest Pink Diamond Found In Russia
The New Largest Pink Diamond Found In Russia

The gem-quality stone was found at the company's alluvial mines in Russia’s Far East. (Image: ALROSA.) Russia’s Alrosa, the world...

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Scientist Predicts a Sixth Mass Extinction in 2100
Scientist Predicts a Sixth Mass Extinction in 2100

Some species made extinct by humans. In the past 540 million years, the Earth has endured five mass extinction events, each involving...

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This Gigantic, Extinct Devil Frog Was Capable of Eating Dinosaurs
This Gigantic, Extinct Devil Frog Was Capable of Eating Dinosaurs

A drawing of a Beelzebufo frog, which scientists say could have eaten small dinosaurs. Scientists say that a large, now extinct, ...

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Italy's Supervolcano Is Even More Dangerous That We Thought
Italy's Supervolcano Is Even More Dangerous That We Thought

The Campi Flegrei caldera is a supervolcano. While a new eruption here would be more likely to result in the creation of another Vesuvius-...

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What Caused Mexico's Latest Earthquakes
What Caused Mexico's Latest Earthquakes

A map of the tectonic plate forces that subject Mexico to regular earthquakes. Credit: USGS Another deadly earthquake struck deep und...

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At Least 105 Killed as Powerful 7.1 Earthquake Strikes Central Mexico
At Least 105 Killed as Powerful 7.1 Earthquake Strikes Central Mexico

People cleared the rubble of a damaged building in Mexico City after a major earthquake struck on Tuesday, the second to hit the country i...

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Study Discovers Why Fossilized Hairs Are So Rare
Study Discovers Why Fossilized Hairs Are So Rare

Mammalian hair Fossil inclusion in Baltic amber. Photo: AmberInclusions.eu When most people hear the word fossil, they probably think...

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Ancient ‘Hell Ant’ with Metal Horns & Trap Jaw Found Inside Amber
Ancient ‘Hell Ant’ with Metal Horns & Trap Jaw Found Inside Amber

View hell ant’s head and thorax. © P. Barden, H.W. Herhold, D.A. Grimaldi Scientists have discovered a new type of 'hell a...

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Explorers Probe Hidden Continent of Zealandia
Explorers Probe Hidden Continent of Zealandia

Zealandia made global headlines earlier this year when scientists announced that it counts as a new continent. Now it is coming und...

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The Mysterious Flashes Light Up Sky in Mexico After Earthquake Explained
The Mysterious Flashes Light Up Sky in Mexico After Earthquake Explained

Mysterious flashes of light lit up the sky in Mexico after the country was struck by an 8.1 magnitude earthquake on Friday. Photo: court...

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Secret Life May Thrive Under Warm Antarctic Caves
Secret Life May Thrive Under Warm Antarctic Caves

A glacial cave in Antarctica. Antarctica’s Hidden Caves Could Be Home to 'New World' of Plants and Animals The cave systems...

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Geophysicist: Weight of Harvey Rains Caused Houston to Sink
Geophysicist: Weight of Harvey Rains Caused Houston to Sink

Houston man Searches Flooded Cars A California geophysicist says the sheer weight of the torrential rains brought by Harvey has cause...

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Deadly, Powerful Earthquake Hits Off Mexico; Tsunami Waves Observed
Deadly, Powerful Earthquake Hits Off Mexico; Tsunami Waves Observed

This photo provided by the United States Geological Survey shows where a magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck The most powerful earthqua...

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Newly Found 5.7 Million-year-old Human Footprints Fossil May Challenge History of Human Evolution
Newly Found 5.7 Million-year-old Human Footprints Fossil May Challenge History of Human Evolution

A trail of 5.7 million-year-old fossil footprints discovered in Crete could upend the widely accepted theories on early human evolution. ...

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Iron Carbonates in Earth's Mantle Help Form Diamonds
Iron Carbonates in Earth's Mantle Help Form Diamonds

Iron Carbonates with SiO4 Under the peculiar conditions present deep in the Earth's mantle, iron carbonates can play a role in fo...

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NASA Sees Washington State 'Under Fire'
NASA Sees Washington State 'Under Fire'

Photo: NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team NOAA/NASA's Suomi NPP satellite's Visible Infrared Imagin...

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New Material Reportedly Changes Shape When Light Hits It
New Material Reportedly Changes Shape When Light Hits It

Scientists revealed a new material, a type of perovskites which can reportedly change its shape thanks to light. A team of KAUST scie...

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