Where do volcanoes come from? Researchers have announced that a layer beneath Earth's crust may be responsible for volcanic eruptions.
The electric eel can deliver enough of a shock to knock down a full-grown horse. Now, scientists have discovered that this eel actually has an electroshock system that is actually similar to that of a Taser.
There's some good news when it comes to pandas. Far from being delicate and picky, these mammals may just be more flexible than we previously thought.
Scientists have discovered that some bacteria from the guts of waxworms could potentially help us eliminate plastic trash.
Scientists have taken a closer look at the humpback whales inhabiting the Arabian Sea and have found that they're the most genetically distinct humpbacks in the world.
Most are aware of the "warming hiatus" that has slowed down warming temperatures of the past decade. Now, though, scientists have taken a closer look at the role that the oceans played in this hiatus.
Scientists have discovered the most ancient pinworm to date. They uncovered an egg much smaller than a common grain of sand in a tiny piece of fossilized dung that shows that this parasite lived 240 million years ago.
It turns out that it takes just a decade for a single emission of carbon dioxide (CO2) to have its maximum warming effect on the Earth. The findings have major implications for future warming as human-created CO2 emissions continue to be released.
Scientists are making efforts for determining the age at sexual maturity for wild stocks of western Atlantic bluefin tuna, which could help officials better manage fish stocks.
Scientists are taking a closer look at island tameness, a phenomenon that Charles Darwin noticed more than 150 years ago.
When you think of New York City, you usually think of large buildings and pavement--not insects. But it turns out that these arthropods play a huge role in the city's ecosystem.