New findings published in the open-access journal PhytoKeys discuss the discovery of two new tropical plant species from the Hoya genus.
Ever tire of the maze that is city traffic?
Stress can certainly increase our risk of health problems, including exacerbate any pre-existing conditions that may exist. Yet new findings published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine also reveal that high job demands may even increase a worker's need for sick leave due to r...
New findings published in the journal Global Ecology and Biogeography examine a worldwide study on animals and the seeds they eat, including a long-held assumption that still holds true: larger animals mainly stick to larger seeds. But just what does this mean for the environment?
Did you know proteins can be removed from surfaces by simply exposing them to light and a reusable titania template?
Birds are quite an intelligent group of endothermic vertebrates. Their lightweight but strong skeletal structure gives them the opportunity to clearly navigate the skies and look for potential food on the ground. Yet did you know they are also capable of learning another language?
Dogs and mosquitoes have little in common, except perhaps, for their acute sense of smell. Before a mosquito even sets eyes on a new meal, it can smell a host's blood from across the room.
New findings published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology reveal that resting on the beach next to a clear blue ocean may not be the freshest spot to spend your summer vacation.
Researchers at Aston University are working to design greenhouses that will use seawater to grow crops in one of the hottest and driest places on earth.
Scientists from JCU In Australia had a bit of trouble telling leopards on the Malaya Peninsula apart, until they were recently able to solve a problem involving the manipulating mechanism of automatic cameras.
Decreased physical activity in mammals can lead to significant bone loss and increased fracture risk over time. Yet this is not quite the case for the black bear (Ursus americanus), who is physically inactive for up to six months annually but somehow manages to keep a strong, healthy skeletal struct...