Arizona congressman Paul Gosar on Sunday announced he would be self-quarantining after a brief run-in at last week's CPAC conference with someone he described as having been "hospitalized with the Wuhan virus," prompting a response from California congressman Ted Lieu.
Some researchers consider Homo erectus to be the immediate ancestor of our own species, Homo sapiens.
"The quantity of fish we have found and studied are unprecedented in the central Sahara," researcher Savino di Lernia told Newsweek.
One swarm recorded was 37 miles long and 25 miles wide.
Researchers say the discovery shows the human body was used for social expression as much in the Pleistocene as it was today.
"Finalized the agreement for AKON CITY in Senegal. Looking forward to hosting you there in the future," the musician and entrepreneur wrote on social media this week.
Little is known about the Aksumite Empire, which ruled over what is now Eritrea and northern Ethiopia hundreds of years ago.
Wetlands are the biggest natural source of methane in the world.
Researchers say the newly identified specimen indicates that pterosaurs were a more diverse group than previously thought.
African elephant numbers have fallen dramatically as a result of poaching and other factors, such as habitat fragmentation or loss.
A childhood learning about baboons in Botswana may not have been typical, but it had its benefits.
"It has been established that the area in which the group of tourists were camping is not a designated camping site," Namibia's Ministry of Environment and Tourism said in a statement alongside news of the death.
The Gates Foundation is partnering with the National Institutes of Health to bring gene-based cures to countries in Africa were HIV and sickle cell disease are the most prevalent
Putin will welcome dozens of African leaders to the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Wednesday for the start of a two-day event.
Batesian mimicry is where a harmless species avoids predators by pretending to be a dangerous or toxic one.
The Ugandan bill—colloquially known as "Kill the Gays"—was nullified in 2014 on a technicality but the government said it plans to resurrect the bill within a few weeks.
One study published in the journal Science found that at least one in five vertebrate species on Earth are bought and sold on the wildlife market.
President Donald Trump called out poor countries for being "s***holes." Yes, there are terrible places to live. And, yes, it is easy to build a wall and say figure it out on your own. But we can't.
Kenyan police have been given orders to guard "colleges, churches, hotels, beaches and supermarkets" after receiving intelligence that several terrorist attacks were to be carried out around the city of Mombasa.
Kenny Porpora, author of 'The Autumn Balloon,' joins an LGBT tour operator in Kenya, where homosexuality is punishable by up to 14 years in prison.
The desert's age has been the topic of debate for decades among scientists.
Rwandan gospel singer Albert Nabonibo, 35, says he's faced "horrible" rejection from family, friends and strangers alike.
Experts described the goal to wipe out the disease in a generation as "ambitious, achievable, and necessary."
"Limiting the temperature increase during the 21st century will help to avoid it," an expert told Newsweek.
Non-profit supporting young women uses travel to promote self-confidence and education
"We must learn from the ongoing fire crisis in the Amazon and take the necessary steps to ensure the flames are controlled and do not spread further in the Congo Basin forest."
The Pangolin, quite possibly one of the strangest and most unique animals in the world, is on the verge of extinction.
After eight months of protests and government turmoil, military and opposition leaders attended a signing ceremony on Saturday.