Climate change may be turning male lizards into females. Scientists have examined Australia's bearded dragon lizards and have found that temperature plays a key role in switching a lizard's sex rapidly from one to another.
Scientists have found that our oceans need an immediate and substantial reduction of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, or else we're liable to see far-reaching and potentially irreversible impacts on marine ecosystems.
It turns out that the polar bear's main threat may be global warming.
New findings published in the Journal of Mammalogy reveal where 74 million pet cats spend their time when away from home.
Researchers at the A. N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russia, discovered that mice exposed to cat urine early on in life were unable to escape from the strong odor of feline predators later on.
To us, a rose smells sweet. But why is this the case? Scientists have now identified a key enzyme, known as RhNUDX1, which plays an important role in producing the flowers' sweet fragrances.
Scientists have conducted the first comprehensive analysis of the woolly mammoth genome and have found extensive genetic changes that allowed mammoths to adapt to life in the arctic.
It's a centipede from Hell. Scientists have uncovered the deepest underground dwelling centipede in three caves in Velebit Mts, Croatia and have named the creature Geophilus hadesi.
Why is the seahorse's tail square? Scientists may have the answer. Researchers have looked at the seahorse's tail, which may lead to building better robots and medical devices in the future.
Evolution doesn't stop for any creature-not even humans. Now, scientists have found that humans have evolved to be smarter and taller than their predecessors.
Ocean acidification may take a huge toll on shellfish hatcheries.
A newly-discovered lizard may have walked on water. Scientists have uncovered a 48-million-year-old fossil of a "Jesus lizard" that may shed some light on how climate change may impact tropical species.