Paleontologists Discovered Diversity of Insect Pollinators in 99-million-year Old Amber
Paleontologists Discovered Diversity of Insect Pollinators in 99-million-year Old Amber

Buratina truncata, the new long-proboscid species of Paradoxosisyrinae from Burmese amber. Photo: Alexander Khramov A team of paleonto...

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Famous Utah Rock Formation Vibrates at the Same Rate as a Heartbeat
Famous Utah Rock Formation Vibrates at the Same Rate as a Heartbeat

At about the same rate that your heart beats, a Utah rock formation called Castleton Tower gently vibrates, keeping time and keeping w...

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Texas Woman Finds 3.72-carat Diamond at Arkansas State Park
Texas Woman Finds 3.72-carat Diamond at Arkansas State Park

The 3.72-carat diamond was smaller than a quarter. (Photo Credit: Arkansas State Parks) A Texas woman on a first-time visit to Arkan...

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A Tectonic Plate is Dying Under Oregon
A Tectonic Plate is Dying Under Oregon

The Juan de Fuca plate meets the North American plate beneath the Cascadia fault.  USGS, CC BY A gaping hole in a dying tectonic plate...

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Ancient 'Lava Reservoir' and Diamonds as Old as the Moon Have Been Found
Ancient 'Lava Reservoir' and Diamonds as Old as the Moon Have Been Found

Diamonds from the Juina area: most of these are superdeep diamonds. Credit: Graham Pearson A careful inspection of super-deep diamond...

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These 54-Million-Year-Old Fly Eyes Are Preserved in Astounding Detail
These 54-Million-Year-Old Fly Eyes Are Preserved in Astounding Detail

Eyes surprise: fossil eyes from a 54 million year old cranefly. Lindgren et al./Nature Composition of fossil insect eyes surprises r...

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New Zealand Scientists Discover Fossilized Bones of Human-sized 'Monster Penguin'
New Zealand Scientists Discover Fossilized Bones of Human-sized 'Monster Penguin'

Dr. Paul Scofield, senior curator natural history at Canterbury Museum, holds the fossil, a tibiotarsus, left, next to a similar bone of ...

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Tiger Eye Stone Effects
Tiger Eye Stone Effects

Set of various tiger-eye natural mineral stones and gemstones (tigers eye, bull-eye, hawk-eye). Copyright : vvoennyy Tiger's eye...

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Earth's Magnetic Field Reversals May Take Much Longer Than We Thought
Earth's Magnetic Field Reversals May Take Much Longer Than We Thought

Earth's Magnetic Field Went Completely Haywire During Last Reversal and Took 22,000 Years to Get Back to Normal Yet, largely hidd...

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Hidden Water Found on Hawaii’s Kilauea Could Mean Explosive Eruptions
Hidden Water Found on Hawaii’s Kilauea Could Mean Explosive Eruptions

Lava erupts from a Kilauea volcano fissure in Leilani Estates, on Hawaii's Big Island, on May 24, 2018, in Pahoa. Water was foun...

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Dinosaur Feathers Evolved for Sexual Display
Dinosaur Feathers Evolved for Sexual Display

A flightless dinosaur called Similicaudipteryx uses its feathers in a mating display. U of A researchers looked at how such displays may ...

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Ancient Voracious Predator Species Found in Canadian Shale
Ancient Voracious Predator Species Found in Canadian Shale

This Cambrian creature was shaped like a "Star Wars" spaceship. Credit: Jean-Bernard Caron/Copyright Royal Ontario Museum T...

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Man Finds 2.12-carat Diamond on Vacation at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park
Man Finds 2.12-carat Diamond on Vacation at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park

The Lanik Family Diamond (Photo Crater of Diamonds State Park) The gem-hunting novices were “over” their search at Arkansas’ Crater of...

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