Scientists have found that melting glaciers are causing a loss of species diversity among benthos in the coastal waters off the Antarctic Peninsula.
The shape of a bird's wing depends largely on its ancestors. Scientists have found that the shape of bird wings is influenced more by how closely related species are to one another than by flight style
Researchers have uncovered two new species of aquatic, carnivorous amphibians from 278 million years ago. This discovery led to new information about the spread of life on earth.
How does a cowbird know it's a cowbird? These birds are actually laid in the nest of different birds. Now, scientists are looking at how cowbirds know they're not a warbler, thrush or sparrow.
The world's tiniest snail has officially been found in Borneo. Researchers have uncovered a minute shell with an average diameter of .7 mm that makes it the smallest new snail to be found.
It turns out that humans had more of an impact on the Caribbean than we might have thought.
New research has decoded the family tree for birds. Researchers have taken a closer look at both extinct species and ones still alive today to better understand the stunning variety of bird species.
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.
Scientists may have discovered the world's tiniest, free-living insect. They've made a precise measurement of the featherwing beetle species, which measures a tiny .325 mm.
The world's oceans have more diverse species than before, a recent study revealed.
It's a bit like the Jurassic Park version of gourds. Students have managed to revive an extinct form of squash that's been gone for hundreds of years.
It turns out that Hawaii may have more unique species than once thought. Scientists have found that Hawaii's Northwestern islands have the highest rates of unique species, including possible new species.