A lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has announced that a temperature change of two degrees is "utterly inadequate" for protected those most at risk from climate change.
It turns out that Antarctica's floating ice shelves may have recently thinned by as much as 18 percent in several areas over just two decades.
Bats may never drive cars, but they have been known to obey some 'traffic rules'--at least when it comes to turning and avoiding possible collisions when traveling at high speeds.
New findings published in the journal ZooKeys look at the recent discovery of a little jumping spider that belongs to the family Salticidae and the genus Stenaelurillus. Discovered in the "Western Ghats" of southern India, the spider Stenaelurillus albus, along with other similar species, has a mati...
Scientists have discovered that deep water marine fish living on the continental slopes at depths of 2,000 feet are more are suffering health problems due to human-caused pollution.
Two of the most destructive termite species in the world are swarming simultaneously in South Florida.
Increasing rainfall in certain parts of the tropics has long been a projection of climate change. Now, though, researchers have found the reason why the wet is getting wetter: an increase in large thunderstorms.
Cats that live in the wild may be in danger. Scientists have found that almost half of the 36 species of felids that live in the wild in the world are at risk.
Manganese, which was once scarce in the environment, is now far more plentiful and may addle honey bees.
A newly discovered species of frog may be a type of shapeshifters. Scientists have discovered a frog in Ecuador's western Andean cloud forest that changes its skin texture in minutes to mimic the exture that it sits on.
Imagine chicken that's grown in a lab rather than as a live animal. Just two years after scientists cooked up the test tube beef hamburger, they're moving onto chicken.