A Florida man was charged Wednesday with smuggling dinosaur fossils into the United States, including a nearly complete Tyrannosaurus Bataar skeleton from Mongolia, federal prosecutors said.
There’s plenty of brain activity even when people are thinking nothing at all. But it’s the brain’s right side — for most people the less-dominant half — that stays busiest while you’re at rest, according to surprising new findings.
Dolphins can stay constantly alert for more than two weeks by sleeping with only half of their brains, researchers say.
Creatures about the size of a grain of salt could apparently ride winged insects by using prehensile antennas, researchers say.
Now that the dust has settled in the New Mexico desert where supersonic skydiver "Fearless Felix" Baumgartner landed safely on his feet, researchers are exhilarated over the possibility his feat could someday help save the lives of pilots and…