A team of Chinese scientists have discovered five new species of armored spiders from the caves of Southeast China.
Irregular flashes of ultraviolet light from high voltage power lines help animals stay away from the structures.
Crop yields in temperate and tropical regions will soon face the brunt of climate change, according to researchers. The drastic alterations will lead to a reduction in the harvest.
With the aid of so-called cis-genetic engineering, researchers transfered a resistance gene from a wild apple into the genome of a Gala apple. Tests in the greenhouse indicate that the gene is effective in protecting the tree against the disease.
Thanks to MIT researchers, their collaborative efforts have made a new aquatic robot that completely replicates the realistic movements of a fish by producing the illusion of the real animal.
When San Diego Zoo Safari Park's 18-year-old gorilla, Imani, went into labor Wednesday morning, doctors feared for the birth of her baby as she was not showing any signs of progress during labor. Thus, in this extremely rare case, veterinary staff from the park took matters into their own hands and ...
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured images of a mid level solar flare emitted by the Sun on March 12, 2014. The observatory captured images of the sun in many wavelengths of light at the same time.
A newly discovered dinosaur species, Nanuqsaurus hoglundi, is a close relative of the Tyrannosaurus Rex. The root of its name, Nanuq, means polar bear, implying that it primarily roamed the arctic regions.
The London Zoo recently welcomed three rare newly born Sumatran tigers to its feline family. The early movements of the trio are being captured with hidden cameras.
A diamond scientist finds the first sample of a rare water rich gem called 'ringwoodite', offering new clues on the presence of large volume of water beneath the Earth's mantle.
Researchers using satellite images examined the key role of ocean in absorbing the global carbon dioxide, according to a new study.
A recent study looks at how women who experience gestational diabetes may also face an increased risk of early heart disease later in life, even if they do not develop type 2 diabetes or metabolic syndrome during their pregnancy.