Scientists have found that dusty air blowing across the Pacific from Asia and Africa plays a critical role in precipitation patterns throughout the drought-stricken western U.S.
Scientists have taken a closer look at the gecko's sticky talent and have found that the animal can turn the "stickiness" of its toe hairs on and off in order to be able to run while still adhering to surfaces.
Scientists have taken a look at how climate change might impact predators which could, in turn, affect entire ecosystems.
The U.S. fish and Wildlife Service plans on withdrawing its proposal of adding wolverine to the list of threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.
Scientists may have just found the smallest insect genome to date--and it's in Antarctica.
Are humans the only creatures that can feel empathy? It's a question that's still under debate.
A new study of past climate trends reveals that, in contrast to a previous study, there’s been a consistent global warming trend over the course of our current geological epic rather than a period of global cooling before human influence.
A zoo in southern China is currently home to the world's first known surviving panda triplets that were born July 29.
How pure is your coffee? It may not just be coffee beans that are going into your morning cup. Scientists have found that there may be surprise ingredients acting as fillers, and that they may increase in the future as coffee shortages grow.
Scientists are learning a bit more about how the earliest animals on Earth developed and evolve. They've created new, three-dimensional reconstructions that could show why these early animals became extinct.
Scientists have discovered scours left behind by massive icebergs at a depth of an impressive 1,200 meters, revealing a bit more about the dynamics of the Ice Age and the extent of the Arctic ice sheet thousands of years ago.
Weather extremes are continuing to cause problems across the world. While human-caused global warming might explain a gradual increase in periods of severe heat, though, other events are not so easily explained. Now, scientists may have found an answer.