ErasEras are periods of time defined by geologic or historic events
Passionate to the point of obsessive about design, Steve Jobs insisted that his computers look perfect inside and out
September 2012 | By Walter Isaacson
The Wikimedia Foundation is hosting a photo contest, and you could win a trip to Hong Kong.
August 30, 2012 | By Colin Schultz
A range of satellites are set to watch Isaac, giving a step-by-step look into the storm's evolution
August 29, 2012 | By Colin Schultz
Through centuries of human suffering, one vision has sustained: a belief in a terrestrial arcadia that offered justice and plenty to any explorer capable of finding it
August 28, 2012 | By Mike Dash
Not satisfied with knowing sign language or creating "words" for banana or juice, a 30-year-old male bonobo chimp named Kanzi has proven that ancient humans aren't the only ones capable of making stone tools
August 24, 2012 | By Rachel Nuwer
Yesterday, Armstrong announced that he would no longer fight the doping charges against him. His surrender marks an end not just to his battles, but to his entire career
August 24, 2012 | By Rose Eveleth
Paleontologists describe a new dinosaur that yields clues about how one of the most spectacular groups of theropods got their start
August 23, 2012 | By Brian Switek
At an Early Cretaceous site in China, paleontologists have discovered a rich trove of raptor tracks
August 22, 2012 | By Brian Switek
After hundreds of years, and multiple attempts to develop a universal language the same problem still remains: no one wants to learn it
August 22, 2012 | By Rose Eveleth
Paleontologists in Canada have just uncovered a rare, especially big Triceratops skeleton
August 21, 2012 | By Brian Switek
The race for the tallest structure in the world has been with us since humans built structures, and today it is going strong. But where's the limit?
August 20, 2012 | By Rose Eveleth
Over 110 million years ago, dinosaurs roamed where a major NASA facility now sits
August 20, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Dome-headed dinosaurs dramatically reshaped their skulls. How does this affect how we count dinosaur species?
August 17, 2012 | By Brian Switek
An exceptional ankylosaur preserves the position of ancient armor
August 16, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Could the hefty neck of Carnotaurus explain why this dinosaur had puny arms?
August 15, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Archaeologists are excavating hundreds of skeletons from the boggy swamps, and the remains belong to men who all sacrificed around the time of Christ
August 15, 2012 | By Rachel Nuwer
Geneticists are busy figuring out whether humans and Neanderthals got busy
August 15, 2012 | By Rose Eveleth
Recently-discovered fossils fill out the arms of one of Australia's formidable predatory dinosaurs
August 14, 2012 | By Brian Switek
Amateur archaeologist claims to have found lost pyramids using Google Earth. Real archaeologists are skeptical
August 14, 2012 | By Rose Eveleth
While athletes were setting world records, designers and journalists were building graphics and games to track them. Here are the best ones.
August 13, 2012 | By Rose Eveleth