A team of researchers has captured images of green alga consuming bacteria, offering a glimpse at how early organisms dating back more than 1 billion years may have acquired free-living photosynthetic cells. This acquisition is thought to have been a critical first step in the evolution of photosynt...
Cockroaches are harmless, but they are pests. They're almost impossible to kill with their hard exoskeleton and fast movements. Now, a strain of cockroaches in Europe has now evolved to outsmart the sugar traps that are used to eradicate them.
If you're in North America, you may be in luck to check out a lunar eclipse-if you're up late tonight, that is, and have your binoculars in check.
U.S. forecasters report that after Superstorm Sandy hit, residents along the Alantic and Gulf coasts should prepare themselves for an extremely active 2013 hurricane season, according to U.S. forecasters.
There are a lot of creatures on our planet--and scientists are discovering more every day. Now, they've announced the Top 10 New Species list, which includes a glowing cockroach and a monkey with a blue behind.
Since their discovery in the Indian jungle centuries ago, white tigers, a variant of Bengal tigers have left scientists wondering how they get their unique coat.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) photographed this striking view of Pavlof Volcano on May 18, 2013. The oblique perspective from the ISS reveals the three dimensional structure of the ash plume, which is often obscured by the top-down view of most remote sensing satellites.
There are some weird combinations of species in the world. Now, scientists have discovered that an insect-eating pitcher plant teams up with ants to prevent mosquito larvae from stealing its nutrients.
Paleontologists have discovered a news species of dinosaur that was small, speedy and ate plants. It highlights a whole new class of these ancient creatures that made up the bottom of the dinosaur food chain.
If we're not careful, amphibian species may soon go extinct. Researchers have made the first ever estimate of how fast frogs, toads and salamanders in the United States are disappearing from their habitats.
If you like Christmas trees, you'll be happy to know that scientists have mapped the genome of the Norway spruce--the type of tree usually decorated during the holidays.
NASA has released an image of the massive storm system that spawned the mile-wide tornado that slammed into Moore, Oklahoma. The system moved over the south central United States and was captured by various satellites in the area.