Spider silk is lightweight, strong and stretchy, making it one of the most amazing natural materials in the world. Now, scientists have taken a closer look at spider silk and have found out exactly how spiders manage to manufacture it so quickly.
Scientists have found that by interfering with a basic metabolic pathway in the insect brain, they can cause a bee to be more or less aggressive.
Scientists have taken a look at this year's dead zone and have found that it measures a total of 5,052 square miles--approximately the size of Connecticut.
A butterfly's wings help carry the creature in search of nectar to nearby flowers. Yet did you know that some of these insects' wings change color?
Amphibians can be found all across the planet--on six continents and in almost every type of ecosystem. Now, researchers have taken a look at the more than 7,000 known species of amphibians to find out why they can be found all over the world.
Horses are smart for animals, communicating to others of their kind with bodily expressions. Now, scientists have taken a closer look at how horses "speak" to one another.
Songbirds migrate for thousands of miles each year between locations where they breed and raise their young and the areas where they spend their winter. But how did this migration first begin, and how did it evolve?
Scientists have discovered a juvenile whale shark aggregation off of the coast of Saudi Arabia, shedding more light on the behavior of these animals.
On Sunday, a horrendous earthquake struck China's Yunnan province--killing close to 400 people and injuring over 1,800.
North Carolina has experienced a drastic increase in the black bear population, according to the North Carolina Wildlife Commission. Since 1980, there were only estimated to be about 2,000 black bears in the area. Now, that number has grown to nearly 10,000.
Could there be a way to increase the productivity of plants even out of season? Scientists may have just found the "switch" in plants to manage it.