As the climate continues to change, it's more important than ever to assess the status of threatened species across the globe. Now, researchers are urging field biologists to change the way they identify threatened species.
Scientists have announced that wildfires across the western United States have not only been getting more frequent, but have also been getting bigger over the last 30 years.
A little-known cave insect has called into question about what it means to be female. It turns out that this insect has a rather unusual sex life and that the female is the one with the penis rather than the male.
Four newly discovered species of Brazilian insects have given a whole new meaning to the phrase gender reversal. In other words, the females have a penis and the males have a vagina.
Tiny, spherical fossils have been discovered in southern China by researchers Jesse Broce of Virginia Tech, James Schiffbauer of the University of Missouri and colleagues.
Sharks may not be the living fossils that scientists once thought they were. An ancient fossil has revealed that the living sharks of today are far more advanced in evolutionary terms than once believed.
Chimpanzee, like humans are very choosy when it comes to beds they sleep in, picking firm, stable beds made from Ugandan Ironwood, a new study reveals.
Palaeontologists have unearthed what may be the earliest ancestor of land-dwelling herbivore, offering clues on the emergence of plant eaters on land, according to a new study.
For residents of Illinois, officials are urging the public to help in an effort to save the Monarch butterfly population--also known as their state symbol.
Air pollution may be doing more than just impacting your health. It turns out that Asian air pollution may be intensifying Pacific storms.
The Amazon rainforest may be in trouble. Scientists have created future simulations of the climate in these biodiverse forests and have found that not only will there be a longer dry season, but this dry season will lead to more droughts and fires.