Severe storm mowed down vast swaths of rainforest
Analysis of ancient skulls suggests a wave of migration before the ancestors of today's Native Americans
Seismologists say Saturday's massive temblor was expected
Researchers solve mysterious origins of South American canid
The boto has quite a reputation--but fortunately the body parts sold at Amazonian markets are fakes
Protected areas in Africa and Latin America attract the poor, threatening biodiversity
Study shows how pre-Columbian people used arithmetic to solve daily life problems
Children ate well in the year leading up to their sacrifice
A major part of the rainforest economy appears unsustainable
Mexican law could criminalize all research with transgenic organisms
Mexican researchers honored for 3 decades of work on high-nutrition corn
A student strike that has gripped Mexico's main university since April has now spread to the school's research institutions. Last week, some scientists spent hours negotiating for the right to...
RIO DE JANEIRO--Brazil's scientific institutions are facing insolvency in the midst of Brazil's economic downturn. To meet the demands of the International Monetary Fund and other foreign lenders, who last...
At banquets and ceremonies today, the guests of honor often sit at a head table raised up for all to see. Now, new archaeological finds are suggesting that ancient Incas...
The big game hunters called Clovis people--whose ancestors crossed the Bering land bridge and swept southward through the Americas perhaps 11,200 years ago--have long been considered the first Americans. But...