There's a hidden problem impacting our world's oceans: ghost gear.
There may be a new way to create more effective and efficient solar panel.
Researchers have taken a closer look at evolution and have found how these structural differences could arise in two species with nearly identical genetic backgrounds.
The Southern Ocean is apparently absorbing more and more CO2 over time.
Over the course of billions of years, continents break up, drift apart, and are pushed back together again, but the cores of continents, called cratons, are stable--at least that's what scientists thought.
Pinkie, a rare pink dolphin, was recently spotted in the Louisiana waterway, with reports that the animal may be pregnant.
As climate change strikes the Northeast, many species, including the polar bear, are cross-breeding, resulting in hybrids in the wild.
Mercury pollution in California may be coming from a surprising source: elephant seals. Scientists have found that molting elephant seals actually shed considerable amounts of mercury into coastal waters.
Do whales have culture? That may just be the case. Scientists believe they have new insights into the different dialects used by groups of sperm whales
China is known for its smoggy, black skies that can cause health hazards to the public. But for a few days before Beijing's military parade, the city experienced perfect, azure skies.
It turns out that estrogen may be causing frogs to change in suburban areas. Scientists have found that estrogen is changing the ratio of male to female green frogs at nearby ponds.