Could butterflies hold the key to developing new highly selective gas detection sensors? New findings published in Nature Communications reveal that pioneering new research by a team of international stientists at the University of Exeter have replicated the surface chemistry found in the iridescent...
Scientists have uncovered a new, ancient and extinct species of river dolphin. By examining fossil fragments, researchers are shedding more light on the evolution of today's freshwater dolphin species.
NASA is gearing up to study the environmental and societal effects of climate change.
Scientists have uncovered evidence of ancient life deep below the seafloor. Researchers have uncovered evidence of microbial life from drilled rocks samples of the Earth's mantle.
Some rare but predictable storms could pose huge risks in the future. Scientists have found that severe tropical cyclones would hit a number of coastal cities worldwide that are widely seen as unthreatened by these powerful storms.
A massive sea scorpion may be one of the Earth's first predators. Scientists have uncovered a previously unknown species of sea scorpion that measured 1.5 meters in length and dates back a staggering 460 million years.
A staggering 99 percent of the world's seabirds may have consumed plastic by 2050. Researchers have assessed how widespread the threat of plastic is for the world's seabirds and have found that it may be far worse than first thought.
New findings published in the journal Population and Environment examine how early exposure to air pollution could potentially lower a child's grade point average (GPA).
Ankylosaur's Tail Evolution has been disputed as a chicken or egg theory, but NC State's Victoria Arbour has discovered which came first between the knob and the handle.
A study led by Raphael Boulay has shown that ants can display group-level personalities, becoming another species showing the trait once believed to be unique to human beings alone.
A unique and strange species of crustacean has officially been named after Elton John