Is there a way to reduce pesticide use? Scientists believe that insect-resistant maize could be the answer
It turns out that this past summer may have experienced the highest ocean temperatures ever recorded. Scientists have announced that the summer saw the highest global mean sea surface temperatures to date.
It turns out that El Niño may be making a few appearances in the future. Scientists have found that the ocean is warming steadily and is setting the stage for stronger El Niño weather events in the future.
It turns out that we may not have to worry about as much methane being released as previously thought.
Infanticide may be behind the evolution of sex behavior and sex roles in mammals.
When it comes to natural selection, the bullies win out. Scientists have found that chimpanzee males that treat females aggressively father more offspring over time.
With today's climate models, scientists have predicted a 50 percent increase in lightning strikes across the United States during this century as the result of warming temperatures.
It's important to understand shark populations as they continue to be harvested and as their numbers continue to decline. Now, scientists have announced that shark populations in the Mediterranean are highly divided, which may have important implications for conservation efforts.
What gives mosquitoes a taste for human blood? It turns out that a small genetic tweak is responsible. Scientists are taking a closer look at the genetics of the mosquitoes that can carry yellow fever in order to better learn how best to prevent the spread of this disease.
Environmentalists are fighting the U.S Navy in court I order to protect animals from war games in the Pacific Ocean.
Scientists have made some surprising findings among chimpanzees. It turns out that when food is scarce, tool use among non-human primates doesn't increase.
Scientists have taken a big step forward when it comes to plant research. Botanists have launched a database with information that documents significant events for nearly 600 plants species across the globe. The findings could help with future research in plants.