As India's current population cross the 1.45 billion mark, United Nation's reports suggest that it could become the most highly populated country in the world by 2028.
An endangered eel could save human lives--at least according to a team of scientists. They've discovered that the creature harbors a fluorescent protein that could be used as the basis for a revolutionary new clinical test for bilirubin, a critical indicator of human liver function, hemolysis and ja...
One nature reserve has told visitors to stop using birdsong phone apps to attract certain species since they may harmful to the creatures, disrupting their usual activities.
Scientists have found the 380-million-year-old fossils of a pre-historic fish that may help explain how strong abdominals evolved.
Scientists are learning a little bit more about the Caribbean spiny lobster after studying how its tiny, transparent young travel far and wide in the ocean.
While we can only hold our breath for mere minutes while actively swimming, diving mammals, such as the sperm whale, can survive far longer underwater. Now, scientists have solved the mystery behind this amazing adaptation in marine mammals and have learned how they hold their breath for so long.
Warm ocean waters are melting the underside of the Antarctic ice shelves, and this is responsible for most of the continent's ice loss, states a new study. This research will help scientists advance projections of how Antarctica will respond to the warming oceans and also contribute to the rise in s...
Ocean waters melting the undersides of Antarctic ice shelves are responsible for most of the continent's ice shelf mass loss, a new study by NASA and university researchers has found.
Officials from the United Nations believe that the world population could hit 11 billion by 2100.
At 6:11 a.m. on 6/11, a very special feline made her debut in Amity, Ore.
About 110 million years ago, flying reptiles soared across the skies of England. Yet it wasn't just one species, and they didn't all look the same by any stretch of the imagination. Researchers have now discovered the huge diversity of the creatures that once lived in England.
Ocean acidification is one of the huge issues of climate change. Yet at least one species is fighting back. It turns out that a certain purple sea urchin is learning how to adapt to combat climate change with its own weapon--evolution