Warming temperatures may not impact birds as much as you might think. Instead, precipitation is what might cause problems for species in North America.
Chimpanzees are perceived to be the cognitively most advanced animals and this intelligence is largely determined by genes, and not environmental factors, a new study reveals.
Several dinosaur skeletons and a fossilized egg, stolen from the Gobi Desert and smuggled into the United States, have finally been returned to Mongolia.
As summer continues, rising temperatures can make people feel sweaty, dehydrated and just uncomfortable. However, a recent study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives found that increasingly high temperatures can increase the number of kidney stones seen in U.S. residents.
What's the worst possible place for an oil spill? It's apparently in the strong currents in the Straits of Mackinac.
Scientists have quantified for the first time the primary causes of the "urban heat island" (UHI) effect, which makes the world's urban areas significantly warmer than the surrounding countryside.
Scientists may have just uncovered another method for silverback gorillas to communicate; they've found that the apes use odor as a way to make their messages clear.
Birds may not have evolved from ground-dwelling dinosaurs. In fact, they may have had nothing to do with these long-extinct animals.
It is not just bees, but also insectivorous birds that are adversely affected by high levels of neonicotinoid pesticides, a new study reveals.
Scientists have managed an extraordinary feat. They've taken the first snapshots of photosynthesis in action as it splits water into protons, electrons and oxygen.
A new Purdue study shows how controlled deer hunts in Indiana state parks helped restore the forests that were damaged due to the rise in white-tailed deer population.