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 →
The stinging creatures construct miniature homes in the desert that are big on comfort and perfectly suit the builder's needs.
Check out the gymnastic-like moves of the "somersault spider," the world's only known spider to move via backsprings. Continue reading →
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.
Rising like a skeletal tree in the desert, this skyscraper design calls for 3D-printed components made from sand and sun power. Continue reading →
The virus has been circulating among camels in Saudi Arabia for at least 20 years, a new study suggests.
Some plants have shifted up the slopes of the Catalina Mountains in Arizona over the last 50 years. Is it climate change or just a bad drought?
In what is considered a crazy plan to slow desertification, countries across Africa are planting a wall of Acacia trees.
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