All Items Tagged

“desert”

Dec 9, 2014 08:50 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
A gang of robbers accused of trying to steal the Dead Sea Scrolls from a cave in the Judean Desert was indicted in Israel.
Aug 20, 2014 01:50 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The Arizona monsoon is actually a long-documented meteorological phenomenon there. Continue reading →
Jul 8, 2014 08:56 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Drought-stricken farmers and others are turning to the mystical practice of water dowsing, and many are convinced it works. Here's why. Continue reading →
Jul 2, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The stinging creatures construct miniature homes in the desert that are big on comfort and perfectly suit the builder's needs.
May 6, 2014 06:38 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Check out the gymnastic-like moves of the "somersault spider," the world's only known spider to move via backsprings. Continue reading →
May 2, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Denise Chow, LiveScience
The ancient Egyptians who built the pyramids may have been able to move massive stone blocks across the desert by wetting the sand in front of a contraption built to pull the heavy objects, according to a new study.
Mar 31, 2014 11:15 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Rising like a skeletal tree in the desert, this skyscraper design calls for 3D-printed components made from sand and sun power. Continue reading →
Feb 25, 2014 08:30 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
The virus has been circulating among camels in Saudi Arabia for at least 20 years, a new study suggests.
+ Load More