Scientists have created a material out of industrial waste and orange peel that may be able to cheaply and effectively remove mercury from ocean water.
Plastic trash can be found around the world-even the Arctic. Scientists have found that this marine litter is present at the sea surface of Arctic waters, though they're still unsure how it made it so far north.
A new study suggests that dogs were first domesticated in Central Asia. The findings are published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
These days, most of us are running on few hours of sleep and a whole lot of coffee. But while you might think that our ancient ancestors knew better about getting their rest, think again. New research published in the journal Current Biology shows that we've been restless since the dawn of time.
Scientists from the University of Southampton have identified potential "tipping points" where global warming could cause regional shifts in climate.
It might be all in the name of science, but that doesn't mean that there isn't controversy. A scientist discovered a rare bird that hadn't been seen in over a century, and then killed it for a museum collection.
There may be a global collapse of marine ecosystems.
Babies born in the summer are more likely to be healthier than those born in in other seasons, according to a recent study. It dawned on the researchers--it's probably all that sun.
Scientists have taken a closer look at the interactions between wild animals and ecotourists and have found that all of these interactions put animals at greater risk of being eaten.
Scientists have found that all seven species of marine turtles that they studied can ingest or become entangled in the discarded debris that currently litters the oceans.