World / Science & Health Dec 20, 2019

Fossil forest from 388 million B.C. called world's oldest

Scientists have discovered what could be the world's oldest forest, potentially rich in information on the link between forests and climate change, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Current Biology. The title of world's oldest fossil forest had previously been given to ...

The science of zombies: Will the undead rise?

World / Science & Health Nov 1, 2019

The science of zombies: Will the undead rise?

Hordes of brain-munching undead terrorizing neighborhoods make for fun television and movies, but zombies could never be real ... or could they? There are, in fact, a growing number of documented examples in the animal kingdom of parasites that change their hosts' behavior — and ...