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Jan 13, 2016 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The sex lives of dinosaurs are starting to come to light, and it looks like at least one species loved the look of football-shaped heads.
Dec 10, 2015 10:48 AM ET // AFP
A three-man team will retrace the route taken by a British civil servant, Bertram Thomas, in 1930.
Oct 30, 2015 11:51 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
They're not being rude. It's a natural process triggered by vibrations. Continue reading →
Oct 13, 2015 10:45 AM ET // AFP
A man missing in a remote Australian desert, in searing heat, without water, ate black ants for nourishment.
Sep 17, 2015 11:12 AM ET
California's 'Slab City,' an unincorporated, ungoverned, isolated piece of land in the desert, has been home for years to people living in a kind of squatter's paradise. Today it's at risk of being sold by the the Golden State, which owns the land.
Sep 11, 2015 01:48 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A massive, landlocked Chinese basin has a veritable ocean beneath it, which may help slow climate change. Continue reading →
Aug 24, 2015 05:35 AM ET
The eccentric desert festival has been criticized and idealized over the years but one thing remains: It's a killer backdrop for a photo.
Aug 17, 2015 11:35 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
The desert's rising heat could affect everything from rainfall in the Sahel to the quality of soils in Italy.
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