The Grand Canyon may actually be contaminated with mercury. Researchers have found fish in the Glen Canyon Dam actually have higher levels of mercury.
It turns out that when it comes to cities, vegetation is essential. Trees and plants actually limit urban heat, which is crucial when it comes to lowering the temperatures for these urban hotspots.
Invasive species can spread across the globe, wreaking havoc where they settle. Now, researchers have found that the brown widow spider has made its home in Tahiti.
New findings published in the journal BMC Ecology reveal that a chimpanzee population in Uganda has been found to be three times larger than previously estimated, suggesting that the animals may adapt to degraded habitats better than expected.
A rare nautilus may not be extinct after all. Scientists have spotted one of the world's rarest animals, a nautilus, in Papua New Guinea.
Communities around estuaries may be in for some financial troubles. Scientists have created a new visualization tool to predict the maximum cost of coastal flooding to communities around estuaries.
The West Coast may be in danger of sea level rise. Researchers have found that the uplift rates across the Pacific Coast of the U.S. and northern Mexico have been overestimated by an average of more than 40 percent.
For the first time in years, northern California has its very own wolf pack. Researchers have spotted seven wolves in southern Siskiyou County this month, which shows that the wolf population may be rebounding.
Tiny sensors may just save bees. Intel and CSIRO have joined together to create tiny bee "backpacks" that will hopefully help researchers discover why bee populations are declining in Australia.
New findings published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood reveal that a relatively healthy diet before pregnancy is linked to a lower rate of certain heart abnormalities in babies at birth.
It turns out that apes may have been infected by a HIV-like virus for millions of years.