New findings published in PLOS ONE examine the ongoing danger to the harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena), who are struggling to successfully reproduce as a result of chemical pollutants lurking in European waters.
Chances are, you've probably never seen or heard of hair ice-a white, candy-like floss that adorns the rotten branches of certain trees in humid winters. Researchers were quite puzzled by the crystallized fine, silky ice that makes up this rather peculiar piece of nature. Yet now, a team of scientis...
Scientists have found out a little bit more about these skyscraper-high waves, which rarely break the ocean surface and instead move and dissipate underwater.
Fossil fuel emissions may actually complicate radiocarbon dating.
What caused Earth to develop life and not Venus? Scientists have taken a closer look to find out why Earth managed to sustain life while Mars and Venus did not.
Scientists have found that ocean acidification may cause some major changes in the ocean's food chain due to its effect on phytoplankton communities.
Scientists may be getting a glimpse of ancient life in three dimensions. A new study reveals hidden secrets of ancient life in Somerset 190 million years ago with the help of some remarkable fossils.
New findings published in the journal Animal Behavior show that for wild banded mongooses in Uganda, they're either cooperative or quite selfish in life.
Researchers at the University of Southampton in England are working on the development of a vaccine to save the Tasmanian devil from a rare infectious cancer that is threatening to wipe out remaining populations, known as Devil Facial Tumor Disease.
New findings published in the open-access journal PhytoKeys discuss the discovery of two new tropical plant species from the Hoya genus.
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Corals may be able to adapt to climate change. Scientists have discovered a threatened coral species that lives in deeper waters off of the U.S. Virgin Islands is more fertile than its shallow-water counterparts, which could have important implications for conservation efforts.