Here's What We Know About Fiery Oil Rig Explosion loading...
Here's What We Know About Fiery Oil Rig Explosion
The rig, located in one of Louisiana's most important freshwater ecosystems, was engulfed by flames.
How 'Talking' Corpses Were Once Used To Solve Murders loading...
How 'Talking' Corpses Were Once Used To Solve Murders
For centuries, oozing wounds were seen as proof of guilt in court—but even in death, women’s testimony was considered less credible than men’s.
What Are Flesh-Eating Bacteria, And How Do You Fight Them? loading...
What Are Flesh-Eating Bacteria, And How Do You Fight Them?
Roughly a thousand people a year contract necrotising fasciitis. Here’s what it does and how science is combating the bacterial threat.
Fatal Rockslide In Major National Park—What You Need to Know loading...
Fatal Rockslide In Major National Park—What You Need to Know
On rare occasions, Yosemite's unpredictable cliffs can create dangerous conditions for park visitors.
Mother Monkey Eats Mummified Baby In 'Astonishing' Case loading...
Mother Monkey Eats Mummified Baby In 'Astonishing' Case
In a first for Tonkean macaques, a first-time mum in an animal sanctuary ate the remains of her deceased infant, a new study says.
Rotting 'Carcass Cam' Gives Unique View of Hungry Wolves loading...
Rotting 'Carcass Cam' Gives Unique View of Hungry Wolves
Filming some of America's most iconic predators requires some clever thinking—like setting up a camera near a dead bison in Yellowstone.
Male Spiders Risk Death By Courting the Wrong Females loading...
Male Spiders Risk Death By Courting the Wrong Females
Jumping spiders go after every female they see—partially due to mistaken identity, a new study says.
Why Female Dragonflies Go to Extreme Lengths to Avoid Sex loading...
Why Female Dragonflies Go to Extreme Lengths to Avoid Sex
In the Swiss Alps, the insects have evolved a way to survive encounters with aggressive males.
Dog's Death Spotlights Use of Cyanide 'Bombs' to Kill Predators loading...
Dog's Death Spotlights Use of Cyanide 'Bombs' to Kill Predators
One of the weapons the U.S. government uses to poison predators killed a pet Labrador in Idaho, sparking new calls to ban the devices.
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See Powerful Images of Pilgrims Celebrating Easter in Jerusalem
Christians gather to commemorate the death and resurrection of Jesus during Holy Week.
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