Scientists have found that birds may be better at predicting storms than we are. It turns out that golden-winged warblers apparently knew in advance that a storm that would spawn 84 confirmed tornadoes was coming.
New findings published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology show that Illinois is the most critical hub in the network of U.S. domestic food transfers.
Previous studies have linked air pollution to autism. Now, new findings presented by the Environmental Health Perspectives reveal that certain types of air pollution and exposure may put some at higher risk.
Climate change is having a big impact on our environment. But it also has the potential to completely transform agriculture. Now, scientists have taken a closer look at future predictions to determine exactly what the agriculture business might face in the coming years.
Some 550 million year old fossils may be telling researchers a bit more about the process of fossil formation in general. The new discoveries could allow scientists to interpret fossils in a new way, learning a bit more about the ancient creatures that they represent.
The asteroid that caused the dinosaurs to become extinct may have also almost wiped out mammals. Scientists have found that 66 million years ago, many mammals died alongside the dinosaurs.
It turns out that there's been a steady increase in the absorption of solar radiation by the Arctic. Now, NASA satellite instruments are revealing a bit more about this absorption.
When you sneak a kiss under the mistletoe during holiday season, do you ever wonder where the tradition comes from? And do you ever consider exactly what the plant can be used for? It turns out that mistletoe is far more than meets the eye.
It turns out that the Arctic is getting a bit warmer. A new NOAA-led study reveals that temperatures are rising at more than twice the rate of global air temperatures.
Have you ever wondered how fireflies shine? These insects light up summer nights, flashing in patterns to communicate to one another within the darkness. Now, scientists have taken a closer look at this bioluminescence.
When it comes to grabbing a quick meal, humpback whales have the ultimate technique. These massive whales navigate the dark waters at the bottom of the sea by "singing" for their supper.
Ancient DNA may explain why giant lemurs became extinct. Scientists have taken a closer look at the bones and teeth of giant lemurs that lived thousands of years ago and have found a bit more about these now-extinct animals.