National Geographic Fieldwork
For the first time, researchers clearly document cuttlefish using complex color camouflage to elude predators at night.
August 06, 2008
Newly identified types of Antarctic killer whales feed off of ice shelves that may soon be gone, due to global warming.
August 04, 2008
Unprecedented footage captures a great white shark off the coast of South Africa breaching the water's surface to snare a seal during nocturnal hunting.
July 25, 2008
Disemboweled and decorated with scarlet paint and metal eye plates, the centuries-old man was found with slingshots, a figurine of himself, and other artifacts.
A National Geographic News exclusive.
July 17, 2008
Dog-eating catfish and other rare species are drawing fishers to a sport lake outside Bangkok -- and some conservationists couldn't be happier.
July 15, 2008
Rare mountain gorillas in Africa's Virunga region face a constant stream of human threats, but their cousins just a few miles north are relatively safe, as long as they don't outgrow their home.
July 9, 2008
Wig curlers, a pipe with Masonic carvings, and a half million other artifacts were also part of the discovery, which will help scholars fill in large gaps in the story of the first U.S. president's early life.
July 2, 2008
The ocean liner was found during a 1985 exploration of wrecked nuclear submarines, says oceanographer Robert Ballard, who has revealed new details of the covert mission.
June 2, 2008
Archaeologists may have finally solved the enduring puzzle of the prehistoric monuments: They are giant tombstones of the dead.
May 29, 2008
A new "Greendex" survey tracking consumer spending habits also found that the residents of the U.S. and other industrialized nations are the most wasteful.
May 7, 2008
About 150,000 years ago, humankind split into small groups—living apart for a hundred thousand years before "reuniting" and migrating out of Africa, a new gene study says.
April 24, 2008
A new dam in Laos might spell doom for the Mekong giant catfish, the world's largest freshwater fish, experts say.
April 8, 2008
The largest freshwater fish ever caught, the Mekong giant catfish, could face extinction if a large dam is completed in Laos, experts say.
Part six of an ongoing series on megafishes.
April 8, 2008
With tiny brushes and chisels, workers in the basement of North Dakota's state museum are meticulously uncovering the nearly complete dinosaur—skin and all.
March 18, 2008
See the evidence for a new theory of tiny humans—and the stunning South Pacific setting where it was found.
March 10, 2008