Pesky termites aren't so bad after all, as new research finds that they can greatly benefit plants, animals and landscapes.
A gang of robbers accused of trying to steal the Dead Sea Scrolls from a cave in the Judean Desert was indicted in Israel.
The Arizona monsoon is actually a long-documented meteorological phenomenon there. Continue reading →
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 →
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