The rocky shoreline of Guam, Micronesia, is a dwelling place for a unique, unusual and tiny amphibious fish that offer valuable insight in transition of living animal from water to land.
The first complete and annotated snake genome of the Burmese python reveals that have rapidly evolved a number of genes that are associated with extreme features in the snakes.
As the climate warms and changes, scientists are trying to find ways to boost the public's interest and concern for the environment. Now, it turns out that one way to encourage environmentally-friendly behavior is to emphasize the long life expectancy of a nation, and not necessarily its imminent do...
Traditional industrial processes in drug and perfume production can hurt the environment and be less than economical. Now, though, researchers have developed a series of techniques to create a variety of very active iron-based catalysts necessary to produce the alcohols and amines used in the drug a...
Scientists have come up with a new, innovative way to generate electricity. They've created a system capable of using cars and pedestrians to generate electric energy.
It turns out that polyandry may just provide an evolutionary advantage--at least where salamanders are concerned. Scientists have discovered that female fire salamanders mate with several males under natural conditions.
Crows are definitely not your average bird. Corvids, the family of birds that include ravens, crows and magpies, are highly intelligent. Now, though, researchers have discovered that the brains of crows produce intelligent behavior when the birds have to make strategic decisions.
In a latest announcement, NASA states that its Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) is looking for black holes that come in medium sized category.
A disturbing viral video, shows how a dead sperm whale explodes in the face of the biologists who was trying to cut open the stomach of the whale that was dead for several days.
The Wildlife Conservation Society's Prospect Park Zoo welcomes the birth of two young hamadryas baboons that were born weeks apart.
A research confirms that ocean rip currents claim more lives in Australia on average than other natural hazards.
The subglacial lakes are the first to be identified in Greenland that were 800 meters below the Ice Sheet. These lakes are each roughly 8 to 10 km2. Yet at one point, the study notes that they may have been up to three times larger than their actual size.