"Colossally Poor Timing" of Asteroid Caused Dinosaur Extinction

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh say the dinosaurs might have survived the asteroid strike that wiped them out had it happened slightly later or earlier in history. » 7/28/14 8:00am Today 8:00am

Elephants Might Be Able To Self-Medicate To Induce Labor

We know that animals have found ways to get themselves drunk or high by eating certain plants or fermented fruit, but recently, scientists have started studying the self-medication of animals — a branch of science dubbed zoopharmacognosy. This is how we discovered elephants might have a way to bring on labor. » 7/28/14 7:40am Today 7:40am

The Agents of SHIELD Are Joining The Official Marvel Comics Universe

Skye. Melinda May. FitzSimmons. Agent Coulson's elite team will join official Marvel comics continuity with SHIELD #1, written by Mark Waid and featuring a rotating series of artists. At Marvel's Comic-Con panel, Waid described it as "This is S.H.I.E.L.D. the TV show, the unlimited budget edition." » 7/28/14 6:25am Today 6:25am

Meet Three Modern Explorers Who Completely Dodged the 9-to-5

Explorers in the old days wore odd hats and did things for their countries, like discover new lands and sea routes. But nowadays, innovative chefs and daring filmmakers are just as likely to explore and make new discoveries in their fields. National Geographic's Expedition Granted competition seeks to fund one budding… » 7/28/14 12:00pm 25 minutes ago