It turns out that smoke from fires can actually intensify tornadoes. Scientists have taken a closer look at the effects of smoke resulting from spring agricultural land-clearing fires and found that they actually intensify tornado conditions.
It turns out that our world's seas are quickly becoming ecosystems where species are at risk for extinction. Scientists have discovered that 20 to 25 percent of species in our oceans are now threatened with extinction.
Scientists and conservationists have caught a rare glimpse of the elusive Saharan cheetah over the course of a study examining their status as a species.
Dogs have gained the title of "man's best friend," for their cheery attitude and enduring loyalty to their owners. However, these lovable animals are also known for their uncanny ability to scarf down just about anything. And that was certainly the case for Vince.Phi
After 200 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico during the disastrous Deepwater Horizon oil spill, not all of the oil was accounted for. Now, a new study has found out exactly where all of the oil went--and how it might impact the ocean in the future.
How and why did zebras get their stripes? That's a good question and now, scientists may just have the answer.
Pythons are invading Florida and now, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) are increasing efforts to remove these snakes before they can spread further.
It looks like our seas may be getting a bit slimier, thanks to warming conditions. Scientists have examined skyrocketing sea slug populations and have found that they may be linked to warming oceans.
As Iceland's glaciers melt while temperatures warm, the land itself may be shifting. Scientists have found that Earth's crust under Iceland is rising as the great ice caps melt.
Whales sing complicated songs to one another that obviously can be heard; however, scientists have been unable to explain how whales capture the energy of low frequencies and direct it to their ear bones--until now.
As our world continues to warm, scientists are examining exactly what impacts this may have on weather. Now, scientists have found that the weather will be one of extremes; strong storms will become stronger while weak storms will become weaker.