Why do animals have different pupil shapes? It all has to do with their ecological niche.
Just because fish have the luxury of being in a "pool" of water, doesn't mean they aren't victim to hot weather, just like humans. New findings reveal that to escape the heat, our gill-bearing, aquatic friends like to dive to deeper depths to get away from warmer temperatures.
New findings published in Nature Communications shows that these insects that these tube-shaped insects actually eat decaying plants. What would be considered a normally hazardous amount of toxins for other insects is actually possible in earthworms. Certain guttural molecules actually protect them.
An unprecedented bloom of toxic algae that spans the Pacific Coast of the United States and Canada has travelled all the way to Alaska.
Scientists have tracked the survival of Chinook and coho salmon from hatcheries in North America between 1980 and 2006 and have found that these salmon are being impacted by changing climate.
It turns out that Russia may be taking over the Arctic.
Scientists have uncovered the world's first venomous frogs. They've found two species of frog, both living in Brazil, that deliver their harmful toxins by headbutting other animals.
Wasps can turn spiders into zombies. Scientists have discovered a species of wasp that can take control of a spider's nervous system and cause it to build a tough "cocoon" web to protect developing wasp pupae.
It's a horrifying discovery. Scientists have uncovered a new species of deep-sea anglerfish in the deep waters in the northern Gulf of Mexico.
Septic tanks may actually be contaminating Michigan's waters. Scientists have uncovered freshwater contamination that stems from septic systems.
When it comes to mating, a common spider learns quickly that eavesdropping may put it on top.
Scientists have finally unraveled the mystery behind earthworm digestion. They've taken a closer look at these animals and have found how they can digest plant material that would defeat other herbivores.