It's well known that large volcanic eruptions can impact the climate. Now, scientists have found that volcanic eruptions may be responsible for cooling the Earth during the early Roman period.
As climate change continues, we may be in for some heavier rain. Heavy rainfall events have been increasing strikingly in the past 30 years and now, scientists have taken a closer look at what might cause these events.
Sharks are important for the health of our world's oceans. Now, scientists have started an effort to count world sharks with the help of baited cameras.
A new horned dinosaur may reveal a bit more about the famous Triceratops.
New findings published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology investigate the use of insecticides--specifically neonicotinoids--and their effects on the decline of the honey bee population.
Every so often, Earth's magnetic field switches. Essentially, the north pole becomes the south pole and vice versa. Now, scientists have gotten a better sense of when this last reversal occurred.
Ancient rocks from the Great Karoo shed some light on a mass extinction event that occurred around 260 million years ago
Researchers have taken a closer look at some of the oldest animals on the planet and have found that they survived millions of years longer than previously thought.
A "turtle cam" is showing people the true state of the Great Barrier Reef. Scientists with a GoPro teamed up with turtles to give viewers a tour of the reef, revealing a bit more about the endangered status of this location.
It turns out that rising temperatures may be threatening birds. Researchers have studied the gains and losses of populations of birds across Mexico in the 20th century and have found that climate change may be causing a loss of biodiversity.
Researchers at the University of Queensland pain treatment have discovered thousands of new peptide toxins hidden deep within the venom of just one type of Queensland cone snail. With this and other studies, it is their hope that the study of new molecules found in the snail could lead to promising ...