We finally know why eggs are so different in shapes and sizes

Scientists make a surprising discovering while studying hundreds of bird species.

Three newborn sand cat kittens melt our hearts

One of the cutest endangered species gets a population boost in an Israeli zoo.

Forget lawns; try these beautiful, easy and useful alternatives

Imagine walking outside into a Japanese rock garden or wildlife refuge.

Octopuses and squids are smarter than we thought, and here's why

Scientists just discovered that these creepy underwater creatures are highly intelligent.

You might be part Neanderthal, and here’s why

Scientists just pinpointed when humans became part Neanderthal.

Why polar bears are getting better workouts

Scientists found that today's polar bears need to work harder to find food.

Go behind the scenes of a world-class natural history museum before it opens

We got an exclusive look at the Steinhardt Museum's collections as organizers prepare a grand opening.

How a 'morning after pill for chickens' can save 3 billion lives a year

A company just invented a way to count male chickens before they hatch. Omelettes, anyone?

Archaeologists reveal what some of our ancestors ate for dinner

A new dig made some fascinating discoveries about the menus of a 2,000-year-old civilization.

Meandering mentalist monkeys around

World's busiest magician Oz Pearlman takes a break on a jaunt to Southeast Asia.

Coral reefs are struggling everywhere – except for this one place

Scientists have made a fascinating discovery about some coral reefs' ability to withstand heat.

No soil? No space? No problem. Your vegetable garden just got a whole lot easier

Novel method is good for your home, and is also being used to help nourish villages in Africa.

These sneaky sea creatures are hitching rides inside the guts of other fish

Scientists discovered that an invasive fish species is using rabbitfish to travel around the Mediterranean.

Photos: Zoo animals that were nice to me

I went to Israel's Ramat Gan Safari and came across a lot of animals who gave me a hand (or paw).

Video: Digging up a 4,000-year-old house near Jerusalem

Ever wanted to see what an archaeological expedition looks like up close?