New findings published in the journal Perceptual and Motor Skills reveal that climbing a tree could be particularly good for your memory.
A deadly fungus is sweeping across salamanders and now, scientists are calling for an immediate ban of salamander importation to halt its spread.
How to ants manage to carry massive amounts of food and materials back to their nest? It's all about teamwork.
Sea stars are dying all along the West Coast. Now, scientists have taken a closer look at the starfish in order to better understand its immune response and its ability to protect a diverse coastal ecosystem.
Researchers at the University of Adelaide have made an amazing discovery. For the first time, they've seen signs from plants, though not equipped with a nervous system, that give off signals similar to animals when they encounter stress. The findings are published in the journal Nature Communication...
Imagine sugarcane that doesn't have to be grown in the south. Researchers may have managed just that. They've developed chill-tolerant hybrid sugarcane that can grow at lower temperatures.
It turns out that estimates for house much greenhouse gas the "corn belt" in the United States has been producing have been far too low.
A carbon sink may be located beneath the world's deserts. Scientists have found that massive aquifers underneath deserts could hold more carbon than all of the plants on land.
Washington D.C. may be sinking-and fast. Scientists have found that the land under Chesapeake Bay is sinking rapidly and that Washington D.C. could drop by six or more inches in the next century, which could compound flooding issues.
A genetically modified strain of rice may be good for the environment. Scientists have developed a new GMO that produces far less methane than traditional rice, which could help curb the amount of greenhouse gases entering the atmosphere.
What can you learn from a single hair? You can learn quite a bit with a new technique. Scientists have discovered a way to determine exactly what a grizzly bear has been eating over several months just by looking at a single hair.
This could be the worst wildfire season in Alaska to date. Scientists have found that as the wildfire season in Alaska continues, boreal forests within the state are actually becoming more flammable.