A study of Neanderthal skulls suggests that they became extinct because they had larger eyes than our species.
BBC: March 13, 2013
Russian scientists say they might have found new life forms in a fresh-water Antarctic lake that has been sealed off from the world for 14 million years.
March 9, 2013
Six underground storage tanks at a nuclear site in the US state of Washington are leaking, authorities say.
BBC: February 23, 2013
The widely used insect repellent Deet appears to be losing its effectiveness against mosquitoes, scientists say.
BBC: February 21, 2013
Russian authorities say divers have explored an icy lake in search of fragments of the huge meteor that exploded above the Ural Mountains, but found nothing.
February 17, 2013
A meteor crashing to earth in Russia's Ural mountains injures at least 500 people, as the shockwave blows out windows, Russian officials say.
February 15, 2013
The creature that gave rise to all the placental mammals - a huge group that includes whales, elephants, dogs, bats and us - has at last been pinpointed.
BBC: February 8, 2013
Homes were damaged and at least five people have been reported dead after a tsunami triggered by an undersea earthquake hit the Solomon Islands.
BBC: February 6, 2013
DNA tests have confirmed that human remains found buried beneath an English car park are those of the country's King Richard III.
CNN: February 4, 2013
As an institution with a large Greek-American student population in a borough with the largest Greek enclave in New York, Queens College unveiled the first part of an ongoing research project last week that is aimed at filling a gap in the study of the Greek diaspora.
Times Ledger: February 2, 2013