‘Remarkable’ fossil features an insect trapped in amber, stuck to a dinosaur jaw | Science

Emma Jones/University of Alberta It isn’t every day that researchers collect a dinosaur jaw—or uncover the remains of fossilized bugs. So paleontologists couldn’t think their luck when, in 2010,... Read more »

In unpublished paper, former White House climate adviser calls methane ‘irrelevant’ to climate | Science

Oil and gas processing, as at this refinery in Russia, are generous sources of methane. SergeyVButorin/iStockPhoto Originally published by E&E News A climate skeptic with ties to the White... Read more »

One of these is a deadly viper. The other is a harmless toad. Can you tell the difference? | Science

Eli Greenbaum The Congolese huge toad, which grows to the size of a little hand, would be a hearty meal for any predator. However it leaves being consumed by... Read more »

How the world’s largest geode grew to half the size of a small bedroom | Science

Hector Garrido Most geodes—hollow, crystal-lined rocks—can suit the palm of your hand. However the huge Pulpí Geode, which has to do with half the size of a small bedroom,... Read more »

Unprecedented drought in an artificial ecosystem may reveal how rainforests will cope with climate change | Science

The Biosphere 2 rain forest greenhouse, constructed in Arizona in the late 1980s, includes 90 plant types. ALPHA STOCK/ALAMY STOCK PHOTO Earlier this month, the doors to the tropical... Read more »

New wrinkle on origami turns designing folding structures into child’s play | Science

The majority of people associate origami with vibrant cranes and ornamental frogs, however the ancient Asian art of folding paper might be a great deal better than that. Researchers... Read more »

Sensitive Robots Are Safer | Science and Technology Research News

Thanks to the artificial skin established by Prof. Gordon Cheng and his group, robot H-1 has the ability to feel the touch of a human. New control algorithms made... Read more »

Giant reptiles once ruled Australia. Their loss sparked an ecological disaster | Science

A huge Komodo dragon relative, Megalania, stalks a herd of giant herbivorous marsupials. Laurie Beirne BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA—Saber-toothed felines, short-faced bears, and other relentless mammals were the leading predators of... Read more »

Thin to Win | Science and Technology Research News

The new age of smart devices to struck the marketplace all featured amazing cams that produce fantastic images. There’s just one problem — the thick cam lenses on the... Read more »

Giant sauropod dinosaurs may have sported turtlelike beaks | Science

An artist’s conception of the sauropod Camarasaurus. Dorling Kindersley/Science Source BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA —Normally taller than 4 elephants and heftier than a jet airliner, sauropods are amongst the most well-known... Read more »