Where did the largest asteroid impacts occur on our planet? It turns out that Australia holds the record.
Scientists have found that chlorine, a disinfectant commonly used in most wastewater treatment plants, may be failing to completely eliminate pharmaceuticals from waste.
It turns out that being near "green" areas may lower stress. Scientists have found that residents who walked near newly greened vacant lots had significantly lower heart rates compared to walking near a vacant lot.
Did you know that there are mushrooms that glow? Scientists have long known that these intriguing fungi have the ability to emit light, but researchers have long wondered why.
What caused the ice ages around the world? That's a good question and now, scientists have an answer.
New findings presented at the 249th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) show that air pollutants may have something to do with the severity of our allergies during the transition from spring to winter.
What sort of effect does habitat fragmentation have on the environment? That's a good question and now, scientists have the answer.
We probably don't really think about exactly what's involved in the creation of a plant, but a seed is actually carrying an embryo. It is als also carrying a very important food storage that will later be needed for the initial growth of the seedling, to soon blossom into a plant.
Fresh water is pouring into the Gulf of Alaska and could create the sixth largest coastal river in the world, according to new research.
Scientists have discovered that ungulates, hooved mammals that disappeared only 10,000 years ago, are actually related to mammals like horses rather than elephants and other species with ties to Africa.
Earth's most iconic regions may be in danger. Scientists have found that without better local management, these ecosystems may be at risk of collapse under climate change.