The release of greenhouse gases from permafrost may not be as bad as originally predicted.
Scientists have learned a bit more about a mass extinction event that occurred millions of years ago. They've discovered how carbon offered a mode of survival for some ocean life after this catastrophic event.
With state-of-the-art imaging techniques, scientists have received new evidence that ammonites were able to swim using their shell-very much like the nautilus.
Scientists have reviewed 4,200 studies for solid evidence of the effectiveness of weight-loss programs and have discovered that only a few dozen of them meet the scientific gold standard of reliability.
Polar bears may be in more trouble than researchers first expected.
The number of gorillas and chimpanzees in Central Africa is continuing to decline. Now, conservation organizations are highlighting the plight of these animals as they attempt to push forward a new conservation plan.
For years, researchers believed that the well-known Brontosaurus was misclassified and was instead the Apatosaurus. Now, it seems as if the dinosaur is a distinct genus.
Three new species of dragon-like lizards have been discovered in the Andes of Peru and Ecuador. The woodlizards were found after scientists took DNA samples.
Although soil has long thought to be a semi-permanent storehouse for ancient carbon, researchers have found that it may just be releasing carbon dioxide to the atmosphere.
It turns out that invasive plants may be helping endangered tortoises. Scientists have discovered that two subspecies of endangered tortoise have diets that are halfway made up of introduced species of plants.
It turns out that a total of 70 percent of glacier ice in British Columbia and Alberta could disappear by the end of the 21st century.
Scientists have discovered that of the 201 bird and mammal species that call the arctic and subarctic region home, roughly 97 percent of them could experience habitat loss stemming from climate change in the future.