If you look up in the sky on a relatively clear day, you may see the thin wisps of vapor that mark the formation of cirrus clouds. Now, researchers have discovered a little more about these clouds and how they form around mineral dust.
The Earth may be hurtling toward an ice-free Arctic in the coming years. Researchers have discovered that the icy north experienced an extended period of warm temperatures about 3.6 million years ago, a time when ice was scarce in the Arctic.
Australians just might have the chance to witness a solar eclipse, starting Friday.
There's a whole new meaning to the term "power plant." Researchers are developing a new technology that allows them to harvest electricity directly from these green photosynthesizers. It could mean a whole new way to harvest sustainable solar energy.
If you wanted to catch a glimpse of how our Earth has changed over time, now you can. Google has expanded its mapping platform by launching a new project called Timelapse. This latest project warps you about 30 years into the past and allows you to see how the planet has changed since then.
Most people are familiar with the Red List that helps identify threatened species across the globe. Now, a team of scientists has helped develop a new Red List system that details ecosystems at high risk for degradation.
Latest research from North Carolina State University suggests that a carnivorous, cannibalistic tadpole could provide clues in tracing the evolution and development of digestive organs, according to a news release.
A team of Brazilian geologists have announced on Monday that they have discovered the evidence of the sunken island - 'Brazilian Atlantis'. They found huge chunk of granite on the seabed off the coast of Rio de Janeiro which they predict is a part of the continent that was submerged when Atlantic O...
Many researchers are warning about a deadly, giant African snail that has been reported to be traipsing around in Houston.
An estimated 30 000 chemicals in use in the EU have not been tested. Concerned scientists have brought together necessary data, analysis tools and training materials to help toxicologists remedy the situation.
Climate change may not be melting the Greenland Ice Sheet as quickly as we once thought. A new study shows that terrain plays an important role in how quickly glaciers disappear.
Honeybee colonies are in more trouble than ever, and are putting the nation's food supply at risk. One-third of colonies in the United States died or disappeared last winter, which leaves farmers in a precarious position.