Millions of years ago, our early ancestors shifted from a diet based on trees to a diet based on grasses. Now, scientists have taken a closer look at this shift.
Each year, leaves change from green to vibrant hues of red, yellow and orange. But what causes these changes in color? And why does it occur at around the same time each year?
Green spaces are important for clean air and room to roam freely, particularly when it comes to children. Unlike excessive exposure to urban environments, previous studies show that increased air pollution and little greenery can not only be bad for your lungs and in some cases, increase the risk of...
No. This isn't some Herman Melville novel.
As the climate changes, Europe is getting some different weather patterns. Scientists have found changes in the shape of rainfall across Europe, which may mean some big changes for places like Scotland.
Arctic mosquitos are swarming as the climate changes, and are becoming so numerous that they're threatening the caribou that they feast on.
It turns out that global marine populations have halved since the 1970s.
It turns out that the Arctic sea ice is the fourth lowest on record since observations from space began. After analyzing satellite data, scientists have found that the 2015 Arctic sea ice minimum was startlingly low.
Children who spend more time outdoors during the day may have a reduced rate of nearsightedness, also known as myopia. The findings are published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
What we put into our bodies--including what we eat and breathe--can ultimately have a long-term impact on our health.
The Carpenters had it right. In other words, birds may have something to do with love (they "suddenly appear..." as the song goes.) Or is it that they simply fall in love--just like humans--as well.
As monocultures become the norm in farming, crop diversity is dropping. Now, scientists have found that in just 34 years, farmers are growing fewer types of crops, which may be impacting the general ecosystem.