Researchers have found that life exploded on earth 600 million years ago, after oxygen levels gradually began to increase in the oceans and atmosphere.
Adding fossils into the picture can widen our understanding of evolution and how it influenced various species for millions of years and even living species.
A 14,000-year-old thigh bone that was found in China is shedding new light on an ancient species of humans that became extinct at the end of the last Ice Age.
New research published in the journal Nature found that between 70 and 90 percent of cancer cases are linked to avoidable lifestyle choices.
A new study is shedding light on catastrophic earthquakes that occurred in Nepal during the Medieval period, where they had magnitudes of Mw 8.
In a new study, researchers are shedding light on permafrost changes in northern Alaska.
Oftentimes, in the animal kingdom, it's everyone for themselves. Yet a new study questions whether prosocial behaviors-those in which individuals help each other while realizing there is no direct personal benefit-may occur in dogs.
Most of us think of small talk as a short and sometimes awkward way to pass the time. However, new research suggests that it's important for social-bonding and may have been passed down from our primate ancestors.
A team of researchers have developed a new catalyst easily converts bio-based ethanol into an industrial chemical. This new development paves the way for a wide range of eco-friendly bio-based plastics and materials to be created.
A new study is shedding light on how the Earth's tilt influences some of the world's heaviest rainbelt.
Researchers are examining the earth's core and they are studying past changes in sea levels to make future predictions regarding climate change.
Though many companies have sworn off the use of antibiotics in food-producing, a new report from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found that sales of drugs to farms actually increased at a higher rate than the year before.