Scientists found traces of complex animals which pre-date the oldest known fossils.
A snarling tiger cub, playful brown bears and a tiny seahorse clinging to a cotton bud are among the beautiful photos on this year's shortlist.
The skull shape was closely related to the size and shape of the brain within.
Soriatitan golmayensis is thought to have lived between 130 and 138 million years ago.
A Japanese garden plant's colour was changed from violet to white by altering a single gene.
'Catastrophic' storm surge is feared in the Florida Peninsula, where ocean levels were quickly rising.
France's public insurance agency puts huge costs on damage to both island communities.
Favourable conditions in the Atlantic are fuelling devastating tropical storms.
Unprecedented reintroduction program will involve restoring vast areas of forest.
There could be unique whole ecosystems of complex life to be uncovered.
The massive storm is expected to reach Florida as a Category 4 hurricane on Sunday (10 September).
Researchers hope the technique could one day benefit humans.
At least four deaths have been reported in the wake of the devastating Category 5 storm.
The billionaire described the atmosphere on Necker Island as 'eerie but beautiful.'
Electrical storms cause a beautiful aurora in the sky - but they're tough on whales.