Desert


Ancient Gecko Species Sheds More Light into Australian Desert Origins

Ancient Gecko Species Sheds More Light into Australian Desert Origins

Ancient species of gecko sought refuge in the ranges of central Australia about 10 million years ago, a time when deserts were...

Nov 15 2016, 4:53am CST

Spain Could Turn into a Desert If Global Warming Continues, Says Study

Spain Could Turn into a Desert If Global Warming Continues, Says Study

The vegetation and ecosystems of Spain alongside other Mediterranean parts will experience major shifts as temperatures rise...

Oct 29 2016, 12:55am CDT

Largest Dinosaur Footprint Found in Mongolian Desert

World's Largest Dinosaur Footprint Found in Mongolian Desert

One of the largest of dinosaur footprints has been found in the Mongolian Desert....

Oct 4 2016, 7:59am CDT

One of the Biggest Dinosaur Footprints Discovered in Mongolia Desert

One of the Biggest Dinosaur Footprints Discovered in Mongolia Desert

The dinosaur footprint has been discovered in Gobi Desert and it likely belongs to a Titanosaur, a group of long-necked dinosua...

Oct 2 2016, 3:52am CDT

NASA Wants to Grow Potatoes on Mars, Experiments are Underway in Peruvian Desert's Soil

NASA Wants to Grow Potatoes on Mars, Experiments are Underway in Peruvian Desert's Soil

Scientists have replicated the conditions found on Mars and they are testing 65 varieties of potatoes in Peru....

Apr 18 2016, 2:50am CDT

Wolves and Hyenas Form an Unusal Alliance to Survive in Negev Desert

Wolves and Hyenas Form an Unusual Alliance to Survive in Negev Desert

Hostile conditions in the desert may have pushed those fierce rivals to team up and hunt for prey....

Mar 19 2016, 12:44am CDT

NASA scientists drilling at Atacama desert

NASA Tests Life-Detection Technology and Strategies for Mars at Atacama Desert

The Atacama desert in Chile is reputed for being the driest place on Earth, and a place NASA finds very suitable for carrying o...

Feb 29 2016, 2:23pm CST

Desert beetle, cactus, and pitcher plant

Desert Beetle, Cactus, and Pitcher Plant Inspire Scientists to Extract Water from Thin Air

Scientists have for long wondered how the desert beetle, cactus plant, and pitcher plants survive in hot deserts with no ready...

Feb 25 2016, 5:17am CST

Desert Beetle and Cactus Inspired Material Can Pull Water from Thin Air

Desert Beetle and Cactus Inspired Material Can Pull Water from Thin Air

New bioinspired material is a more effect way to collect and transport water droplets....

Feb 25 2016, 2:58am CST

Desert Beetles Help Discover Frost Reduction Tech

Desert Beetles May Help Prevent Frost

Research claims they can use photolithography to control the spread of frost on mega-structures....

Jan 24 2016, 3:56pm CST

World’s Largest Sea-Dwelling Crocodile Discovered in Sahara Desert

World’s Largest Marine Crocodile Remains Discovered in Sahara Desert

The fossil remains reveal that the monstrous crocodile was more than 30 feet long and weighed three tons....

Jan 13 2016, 7:04pm CST

Atacama Desert, the Driest Place on Earth Covered with Pink Floral Beds

Atacama Desert, the Driest Place on Earth, Covered with Pink Floral Beds

The Atacama Desert in Chile is covered with beautiful pink flowers due to abnormally record breaking rainfall....

Oct 30 2015, 9:36pm CDT

Baby Dinosaur Relics airlifted by US National Guard from New Mexico Desert

Baby Dinosaur Relics airlifted by US National Guard from New Mexico Desert

The bones of a baby dinosaur have been airlifted from the New Mexico Desert by members of the National Guard....

Oct 30 2015, 6:44am CDT

Solar panels in morocco

Morocco Builds World’s Largest Solar Panel Plant in the Desert, Opens November

Morocco has constructed the largest solar panel in the world, and it is built on the edge of the Sahara desert in the city of O...

Oct 26 2015, 12:17pm CDT

Sonoran Desert Tortoise No Longer At Risk of Extinction; Ceases To Be Endangered

Sonoran Desert Tortoise No Longer At Risk of Extinction

The US Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday announced that the Sonoran desert tortoise no longer faces risks of extinction – not...

Oct 7 2015, 4:27pm CDT

Google Creates Street View of Desert with a Camel

Google Creates Street View of Desert with a Camel

Google took Street View to the Arabian desert giving us the point of view riding a camel....

Oct 8 2014, 5:31am CDT

Miss Haiti 2014 winner is Carolyn Desert

Miss Haiti 2014 is Carolyn Desert

The Miss Haiti 2014 beauty pageant was held at the Karibe Hotel. And the winner is none other than Carolyn Desert....

Sep 8 2014, 3:11am CDT

Star Wars Fans Rebuild Iconic Desert Set

Star Wars Fans Rebuild Iconic Desert Set

Iconic Star Wars set is located in Tunisia...

Jun 22 2012, 2:00pm CDT

PSN Outage Drags on as Gamers Desert Sony

PSN Outage Drags on as Gamers Desert Sony

Sony has lost our trust, and now they're losing our money....

May 13 2011, 2:30pm CDT

Sherpa 120 Review: From Volcanoes to the Desert these Solar Panels Are Invulnerable

Sherpa 120 Review: From Volcanoes to the Desert these Solar Panels Are Invulnerable

I couldn't kill them and neither will you....

May 2 2011, 6:39pm CDT

Apache Strike: Desert Storm for iPhone / iPod touch downloads for free

Apache Strike: Desert Storm for iPhone / iPod touch downloads for free

The iTunes App Store offers downloads of Apache Strike: Desert Storm for iPhone / iPod touch for free. That's $3 off and the be...

Sep 27 2010, 1:20pm CDT

Xbox 360 Zero Hour Launch Event in The Mojave Desert

Xbox 360 Zero Hour Launch Event in The Mojave Desert

Microsoft celebrates the Launch of the Xbox 360 in the United States at a secret location in the Mojave Desert. Update 11/21/...

Nov 8 2005, 8:52am EST