Imagine watching evolution in real time. That's what a group of researchers are doing in an ongoing effort the record the interaction of the environment and evolution. They've monitored a population of guppies in order to better understand the process of evolution.
Scientists have taken a step forward when it comes to creating hydrogen as fuel. They've created a highly efficient catalyst that could ease the way to a hydrogen economy.
It turns out that our early ancestors were ambush predators. Researchers have discovered that about one million years ago, early humans used landscape features to ambush and kill their prey in groups.
It turns out that there is, in fact, a link between air pollution and the risk of death. Scientists have found that increased air pollution increases a person's risk of dying from heart disease.
There may be a new animal joining the endangered species list: the American eel.
Can a mother's stress impact her child? That's the case for elephants. Scientists have found that elephants born into stressful situations have fewer offspring and age faster.
Humans aren't the only ones who can fall in love. Scientists have found that other species can fall in love, as well. A new cost/benefit analysis of love reveals a bit more about why we're so choosy when it comes to finding a companion.
Scientists have discovered the world's longest known chain of continental volcanoes
It turns out that California hasn't been this dry in 500 years. Scientists have examined tree rings and found that the High Sierra's winter snowpack was the smallest it's been in centuries.
The world's sea turtles may be in a lot more trouble than once thought. Scientists have found that more than half of the world's sea turtles have eaten plastic or other human trash.
It turns out that a certain bat may actually emit two different types of weak echolocation signals alternately in order to find prey.