Birds may be declining in the face of climate change. Scientists have found that at least a dozen species in the Western Cape will be impacted by climate, and that their decline may be more complex than previously thought.
Melting Scandinavian ice may provide the missing piece for one of the most enduring puzzles of the last Ice Age.
A parasite may actually be micro jellyfish. Scientists have made a new discovery that may redefine how scientists interpret what it means to be an animal.
Most people know that plants photosynthesize during the day in order to create food to function. But what happens to plants at night? Scientists have taken a closer look, and have found that plants activate different biochemical pathways at night.
Bats may have the heaviest wings comparatively to their body size-but why? Scientists have taken a closer look at bat wings and have found that they're specially designed to allow the mammals to land upside down.
Without us, pumpkins and squashes may have gone extinct in North America.
Groundwater can be found throughout the globe, and is one of the most exploited resources on the planet. It ranges from months to millions of years old and now, researchers have mapped the extent of this precious resource.
Are United States cities prepared for climate change? A new study has examined six American cities and has ranked them in terms of how prepared they are for changing weather.
Earth's climate may be far more sensitive to carbon dioxide than scientists once thought.
Researchers have discovered a 170-million-year-old mouse-sized fossil from the Middle Jurassic, which is revealing new information about the evolution of molar teeth in modern mammals.
In a study, researchers have used the DNA from a mummified Inca boy, sacrificed 500 years ago, to show how humans spread to South America.