Baleen whales are the largest animals to ever live on Earth and now, new research is providing the most comprehensive picture ever of their evolutionary history.
Female chimps may be the real tool users among their kin. Scientists have found that female chimps are more likely to use tools when hunting.
Storm surges are devastating in the moment, but they're also troublesome after the initial wave. Scientists have found that Typhoon Haiyan's storm surge in the Philippines may contaminate an aquifer for years.
There may be a new source of methane. Scientists have discovered that beneath the seafloor, oceanic crust may provide the atmosphere with more of this potent greenhouse gas.
Insecticides are used across the globe. Now, though, scientists have discovered that there is global contamination of surface waters.
How did Earth form its layers? The answer may lie in the chemical make-up of meteorites. A new study of meteorites reveals a bit more about how our planet's crust formed billions of years ago.
It turns out that chimpanzees may just be able to plan for the future, similarly to human children. While some species of monkeys struggle with planning, chimps come out ahead.
Imagine getting an earthquake warning on your smartphone. Scientists have found that smartphones and other personal electronic devices could potentially function as early warning systems for large earthquakes.
Scientists have uncovered a new birth story for a gigantic marine lizard that roamed Earth's oceans.
Want to make your dwelling a "home for the birds?"
A warm "blob" in Earth's ocean may be linked to strange weather in the United States.