Acoustic tweezers may be the next big thing for creating new structures. Scientists have created "tweezers" that can move single cells in three dimensions using surface acoustic waves without touching, deforming or labeling the cells are possible.
Oil in the ocean doesn't sound like a good thing-especially after something like the massive Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Now, though, researchers have found that life thrives above natural oil seeps in the form of phytoplankton.
The 2016 Environmental Performance Index has now rated the world's top and worst performers.
There may be a new method to probe the very beginnings of the universe. Theorists have proposed a new way to better understand the cosmos.
How long have pet cats been around?
Aegean wall lizards are at risk whenever they're out in the open to get a bit of sun. Now, scientists have found how these lizards have adapted to prevent predation when they sun themselves on rocks.
It turns out that secondhand smoke may be hazardous to hookah bar workers.
Why have a regular bonsai tree when you can have one that floats?
Scientists have found that a zebra's stripes don't act as protection against predators. Instead, it could be that the stripes are for communication.
It turns out that voles may be more calm in a crowd than alone. While people tend to feel more anxious in crowds, prairie voles thrive on interaction.
Scientists are learning a bit more about the people of the Neolithic age by taking a closer look at a mound containing at least 50 bodies.