Natural History

A ‘Yellow Brick Road’ at the Bottom of the Ocean?

It may not be the brick road to the...

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Natural Wonders: Breathing Forest

Forests are the lungs of the Earth. The little...

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Counterpoint: The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Is Almost Certainly Extinct

We recently published a story about North American birding's...
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Scientists Discover Six Tiny, New Species of Frogs in Mexico

A team of researchers has found six previously unidentified...
Ivory-billed woodpecker illustration by Kretschmer and Schmid 1878. Image: Shutterstock

Has the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Escaped Extinction After All?

For many years, American Ivory-billed woodpeckers inhabited the dense...

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Natural Wonders: Gravity Hills

There are peculiar spots around the world where the...

Natural Wonders: Pingualuit Crater

In the Nunavik region of northern Quebec, not far...

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Found: A Dinosaur That Died the Day the Asteroid Hit

Archaeologists stationed at a dig site in North Dakota...

Natural Wonders: Fairy Chimneys

The volcanic Cappadocia region in Turkey is a sculpture...

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A passion for the natural world drives many of...

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A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
Aerial image of the Yilan Crater (at center). Photo: L. Dauphin of NASA Earth Observatory

Humans May Have Watched the Impact That Created This Massive Young Crater

It seems that the further technology stretches toward the...

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Elks are too smart for their own good: Elk...

Natural Wonders: Microbursts

A microburst is an incredible yet very dangerous phenomenon...

Exploration Mysteries: Crop Circles

Crop circles straddle multiple lines between pseudoscience, folklore, and...

Natural Wonders: Chicama Waves

How exactly do you protect a wave? By prohibiting...

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