A Canadian-led team of researchers have discovered bacteria that can grow in Canadian High Arctic much below the freezing point, and this makes the recent discovery of a bacterium that is able to grow at -15 degrees C one the coldest temperature ever reported for bacterial growth, as exciting.
There are some weird combinations of species in the world. Now, scientists have discovered that an insect-eating pitcher plant teams up with ants to prevent mosquito larvae from stealing its nutrients.
Paleontologists have discovered a news species of dinosaur that was small, speedy and ate plants. It highlights a whole new class of these ancient creatures that made up the bottom of the dinosaur food chain.
Those who cycle in states with helmet laws are at a lower risk for fatalities.
If we're not careful, amphibian species may soon go extinct. Researchers have made the first ever estimate of how fast frogs, toads and salamanders in the United States are disappearing from their habitats.
If you like Christmas trees, you'll be happy to know that scientists have mapped the genome of the Norway spruce--the type of tree usually decorated during the holidays.
When Earth began to warm after the last ice age, the warming abruptly halted and slammed our planet back to a near-glacial state. Now, scientists may have discovered why and what may have caused the associated mass extinction event.
NASA has released an image of the massive storm system that spawned the mile-wide tornado that slammed into Moore, Oklahoma. The system moved over the south central United States and was captured by various satellites in the area.
As Oklahoma continues to pick up the pieces after the deadly tornado struck Monday, residents are searching for their missing pets in the wake of the disaster.
Some creatures evolve more quickly than others. Now, researchers have discovered that short plants actually evolve faster than taller ones.
Hydrogen may be the future of clean energy. Engineers at Duke University have developed a novel method for creating clean hydrogen, which could prove essential to weaning society off of fossil fuels.
The real land of fire and ice is Alaska. The state's Pavlof Volcano has been spewing ash and lava since last week. Now, the volcano has forced regional flight cancellations and has even dusted nearby communities with ash.