New research suggests fearsome predator Allosaurus, which stalked the Earth 150 million years ago, ate like a bird.
The falcon is one of only three native birds of prey left, but despite not having any natural enemies it is now endangered.
A stranded orca has been rescued from the Kaipara Harbour after commercial fishermen noticed it stuck on a sandbank.
The sweet smell of rubbish has caused problems for police in Los Angeles after a black bear caught a whiff.
Conservation groups vow to fight the decision made by Minister Dr Nick Smith today to approve a 106 hectare open-coast coal mine on the South Island's West Coast.
Recently discovered dinosaur embryos are giving scientists their best glimpse yet into how the ancient creatures developed.
Scientists have discovered what may be the world's biggest pockmarks on the seafloor 500km east of Christchurch.
A massive vanishing gun from one of New Zealand's earliest modern defence forts has been excavated in Wellington.
Researchers in Germany said Tuesday they have completed the first high-quality sequencing of a Neanderthal genome.
The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic as the oceanliner sank has been unearthed, a British auction house said Friday.
Workers on a major rail project in London have unearthed bodies that are believed to date back to the days of the plague.
Archaeologists in the UK have made another medieval discovery beneath a car park.
Scientists from Illinois have found a rare, 600-year-old Chinese coin on the Kenyan island of Manda.
A rough, whitish block recovered from an Elizabethan shipwreck may be a sunstone.
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