The now-extinct giant beaver once lived from Florida to Alaska.
From reviving extinct species to hunting for dark matter, can a single scientist transform biology--and our lives?
It's just like Jurassic Park, except for real, and also with several key practical differences!
The first sequencing of a complex protein from an extinct species
Yevgeny Salinder found an extraordinarily well-preserved fossil in northern Russia (complete with its 1.5-meter-long penis intact!).
A 400,000-year-old fossilized skull could provide a missing link
Researchers at Penn State University announce they are close to cracking the entire DNA set for the now-extinct woolly mammoth
The puzzling fossil is intermediate in size between two species
The smallest exoplanets yet
Penis size works in combination with a couple other physical traits, a team of biologists found.
How does Godzilla compare to an AT-AT walker? Plus, how they stack up to real stuff, like the Sydney Opera House.
Once upon a time, the mantra for scientific success was "Think big." Nowadays, it's all about the ongoing mission to make things really, really small. Here, a look at the latest in Lilliputian developments
This is one fast invertebrate
Very little—even if it's very big.
A tiny nuclear energy source could help power micro- and nanomachines of the future
The same output of electricity, now with 100 times less silicon
Some fun reading about how, psychologically, New York's proposed soda ban was supposed to work