Scientists have discovered why Antarctica isn't warming nearly as much as other continents and why Australia has recorded more droughts in recent years; it's all about carbon dioxide.
A new finding provides further evidence that use of insecticides causes a significant harm to honey bee colonies over winter.
Scientists for the first time present a new plant species that has a distinct lifestyle and survives by feeding on metal without being poisoned.
The bombardier beetle, also known as Brachinus spp., is a small insect with over 40 different species. They possess a defense mechanism where their abdominal tip sprays a toxic combination of two chemicals to fight off predators.
It turns out that squid may be able to tell us a little bit more about pain and why we experienced heightened sensitivity after an accident or injury.
Scientists have discovered that phytoplankton and zooplankton biomass may decrease by 6 and 11 percent by the end of the century due to climate change. This could have some major impacts on the oceanic food web.
Scientists have found that the woody growth of these forests is half as great again as the most productive forests of north-west Amazonia; that's a difference of 3.2 tons of wood per hectare per year.
The ancient Egyptians weren't the only ones to employ mummification. Scientists have now uncovered 24 new species of wasps in Ecuador that mummify caterpillars.
Scientists have taken a closer look at ocean communities and have discovered a lost shipping container almost 4,200 feet below the surface of Monterey Bay that has helped create a deep-sea animal community.
Archaeologists have discovered an ancient, kitten-sized hunter that lived 13 million years ago.
Using DNA, scientists have found that a deep-water creature once thought to be one of the world's largest sea anemones, with tentacles reaching more than 6.5 feet long, is actually part of a completely different order of animals.