Scientists have identified how arsenic, a well-known toxin and a carcinogen gets into the seeds of plants such as rice.
Cool roofs in China may keep things at a reasonable temperature during heat waves. Scientists have found that during a heat wave, the use of white roofs has significantly more of an impact than during regular heat.
How will plant species react to environmental change? Scientists have now used a "botanical big data" approach to predict exactly that in a new study that looks at human-induced disturbances.
Researchers have found that life exploded on earth 600 million years ago, after oxygen levels gradually began to increase in the oceans and atmosphere.
Elephants may be keeping up with their social networks despite being hunted. Scientists have found that while these animals are under pressure, they still have rich social networks among groups.
Researchers have created a model of Jupiter's interior, (which is composed of abundant hydrogen). The new research is paving the way for room temperature superconductivity and new developments with hot dense fluid hydrogen.
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.
Living on a vegetarian diet may be worse for then environment than always eating meat, according to a recent study.