Articles by Zoe Mintz
- Humans And Primates Burn 50 Percent Fewer Calories Each Day Than Other Mammals
January 14 2014 2:56 PM
A new study suggests that the slow metabolism found in humans and other primates may explain why they grow up slowly and live long lives.
- First Full Moon Of 2014 Will Occur On Jan. 15
January 14 2014 11:04 AM
Known as the "mini moon," the smallest full moon of the year will occur on Jan. 15.
- Unexpected Levels Of Molecular Chlorine Found In The Arctic
January 13 2014 4:36 PM
A new study suggests the Arctic atmosphere contains unprecedented levels of molecular chlorine.
- 375-Million-Year-Old Fish Fossil Reveals How Hind Legs Evolved
January 13 2014 3:52 PM
Fossils of an ancient fish found in the Canadian Arctic sheds light on how four-legged animals made the transition from fins to feet.
- MTV’s ‘16 And Pregnant’ And ‘Teen Mom’ Led To Decline In Teen Birth Rate, New Study Shows
January 13 2014 1:24 PM
The MTV shows "16 and Pregnant" and "Teen Mom" have contributed to a 5.7 percent decline in teen births, a new study suggests.
- Jennifer Lawrence Dress Copycats Blanketing The Web
January 13 2014 10:38 AM
Jennifer Lawrence's Dior gown at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards has inspired some to imitate the "American Hustle" star's couture look.
- Giant Ice Balls Appear On Lake Michigan
January 10 2014 4:44 PM
A new video captured by a Michigan photographer shows giant ice balls formed in Lake Michigan.
- Pennsylvania Teacher Arrested Twice For Alleged Sexual Encounters With Students
January 10 2014 3:20 PM
Lauren Harrington-Cooper, a married Pennsylvania high school teacher, was arrested twice within the past month for allegedly having sex with students.
- Tigerfish Jump To Catch Birds In Flight
January 10 2014 12:24 PM
For the first time, scientists captured freshwater fish leaping into the air to catch swallows in flight.
- 'Hand Of God' Seen From Space
January 10 2014 9:55 AM
A new image captured by NASA’s NuSTAR telescope has been nicknamed the “Hand of God.”
- 29-Year-Old Healthy Mother Of Three Dies Of Flu
January 09 2014 2:47 PM
A Dallas mother died of the flu on Monday, leaving her husband and three children behind.
- Hidden ‘Biofluorescent Universe’ Discovered, 180 Species Of Glowing Fish Caught On Camera
January 09 2014 12:44 PM
A new study has found more than 180 species of fish glow in shades of either neon greed, red and orange.
- ‘Whale Beer’ Sold In Iceland Sparks Controversy
January 08 2014 2:09 PM
An Icelandic brewery's "whale beer" has stirred controversy after it announced it will sell the unique brew at the country's midwinter festival later this month.
- Gemini Planet Imager ‘First Light’ Photos Released
January 08 2014 12:42 PM
Photos from the Gemini Planet Imager, the world’s most advanced instrument at analyzing distant planets, have been released.
- Arizona Megachurch Pastor Resigns After Confessing To Multiple Extramarital Affairs
January 08 2014 10:15 AM
Mark Connelly, the lead pastor of Mission Community Church in Gilbert, Ariz., has resigned amid allegations he had multiple affairs with members of his congregation.
- Conjoined Gray Whale Calves Found Off Mexican Coast
January 07 2014 5:01 PM
Researchers working in Mexico's Laguna Ojo de Liebre found a carcass of conjoined gray whales which may be the first one on record.
- Rare Eclipsing Double Asteroid Discovered By College Students
January 07 2014 2:34 PM
A group of non-astronomy majors at the University of Maryland made a surprising discovery about a rare asteroid.
- Newly Discovered Fossils Shed Light On Origins Of Cats And Dogs
January 07 2014 11:30 AM
New fossils found in Belgium shed light on the evolutionary origin behind modern mammals including cats, dogs and bears.
- New Planet Is Lightest Exoplanet Ever
January 06 2014 3:49 PM
A team of astronomers has discovered an Earth-mass planet that is the lightest to have its mass and physical size measured.
- Sasquatch Hunter Has 'Proof' He Killed One
January 06 2014 1:53 PM
A Bigfoot hunter has shared a photo of what he claims is a dead Sasquatch he shot in San Antonio.