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T. rex had scales, not feathers, study says

/ Jun 7, 2017

T. rex had scales, not feathers, study says

Tyrannosaurus rex had scales, not feathers, a study Wednesday said, rescuing the dinosaur’s reputation as a fearsome killer with a rough-and-tough hide. Recent research has claimed to provide evidence for feathers in ancestors of T. rex, and suggested the iconic carnivore may itself have ...

Elephant calf born month early at Pittsburgh zoo

/ Jun 7, 2017

Elephant calf born month early at Pittsburgh zoo

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium has unveiled an elephant calf born about a month prematurely. The calf was born at the zoo’s International Conservation Center in Somerset County in May. It was unveiled Tuesday. The female calf was born to Seeni, a 21-year-old elephant ...

SpaceX blasts off cargo using recycled spaceship

/ Jun 4, 2017

SpaceX blasts off cargo using recycled spaceship

SpaceX on Saturday blasted off a shipment of food and supplies for the astronauts living at the International Space Station using for the first time a vessel that had flown before. The refurbished Dragon cargo capsule soared into space aboard a Falcon 9 rocket ...