What lures a lady frog to her lover? Good looks, the sound of his voice, the size of his pad or none of the above? After weighing up their options, female strawberry poison frogs (Oophaga pumilio) bag the closest crooner they can, finds research.
A vast pool of warm water stretches along the equator from Africa to the western Pacific Ocean. Now, scientists have discovered that the level of this water may have influenced the tropical climate of our Earth during the last ice age.
Ever wondered what a dinosaur's brain was like? Scientists may have found out. By using ancient fossils, researchers have shed light on how the brain and inner ear developed in dinosaurs.
Scientists are training honeybees to seek out hidden, unexploded landmines in Croatia. The new technique has the potential to save lives.
Endangered leatherback sea turtles are making a comeback in the Caribbean. While poachers once combed beaches in order to ransack the turtles' buried eggs, residents are now stepping up to protect these sea creatures.
Is global warming slowing down? To some extent, it is. Scientists have revealed that the most extreme predictions of global warming are not likely to happen--at least in the short term.
A boulder-sized meteor that struck the moon in March may have indeed caused the biggest lunar explosion ever observed by NASA.
Together with a large international research team, Johannes Messinger of Umeå University in Sweden has taken another step toward an understanding of photosynthesis and developing artificial photosynthesis. With a combination of a x-ray free-electron laser and spectroscopy, the team has managed to s...
A female anteater named Armani has immaculately conceived a baby at a conservation center in Connecticut--or at least, that's how it appears.
Two earthquakes rattle the continent.
Some forecasters believe that if you swim in the snow of an avalanche, you may be able to "float" to safety.
No one likes fire ants, but "crazy ants" don't sound very appealing, either. Now, researchers have announced that invasive "crazy ants" are displacing other species in areas across the southeastern United States.