The four-day “Great Backyard Bird Count” event has already provided experts with telling information. A majority of the participants were from North America, which helped reveal that Arctic-dwelling snowy owls have spread to 25 states in the U.S.
Originally appearing in the U.S. back in the 70s, the Asian Carp were used in fish farms in the south. Now, they're becoming a problem; the invasive, dangerous fish have now spread to the Great Lakes.
The study claims that viewing activity videos before carrying them out helps in boosting the brain’s structure or plasticity and enhances increases the motor skills.
Of course, we all need a little love and affection from time to time. Yet did you know this also applies to elephants? According to a recent study, researchers found that Asian elephants in captivity may recognize when a mate is upset and offer kind advice or gentle caresses.
For many cat lovers, the distinct three-toned calico cat might just be your favorite pet. Yet did you know these typically female felines could help scientists better understand human DNA?
Attentiveness toward animals, nature, climate, and all other wonderful aspects of our Earth have increased over the past 30 years, with environmentalists and scientists leading the charge. But now, a conflicting development is occurring in New York State.
Science versus religion had been an ongoing debate for decades and there seems to be no resolution to this conflict. An online buzz was created recently with Bill Nye's debate. A new study by researchers at the Rice University says that both science and religion can mix easily.
A scuba diving adventure in the deep waters off the coast of California, turned to be an enthralling experience of a pair of divers who encountered a giant pacific octopus.
Inspired by this jet black fish, researchers at the Northwestern University developed an agile fish robot to help in undersea operations like examining debris of sunken ships, studying fragile coral reefs and repairing damaged deep-sea oil rigs.
Humans may not be the only species that can show off their dance moves as researchers have found evidence that some non-human mammal can also keep a beat.
The “Great Backyard Bird Count” began this past Friday and is coming to a conclusion at the end of today. Professional and novice birdwatchers of all ages across the globe participated in the event, which surveyed thousands of bird species worldwide.
Secretary of State John Kerry delivered a speech in Jakarta, Indonesia on the topic of climate change in hopes of stimulating an international response on the subject. He mentioned deniers of climate change in the same breath as supporters of the “Flat Earth Society.”