Calming down excited neighbors isn't too difficult. In fact, it's actually contagious for some creatures, including woodlice, an isopod crustacean with a rigid, segmented long exoskeleton and fourteen jointed limbs. Though they're not always so easily seen, these animals like to hang out under stone...
When it comes to mobile phones, the environment may be in trouble.
Researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health have found higher death rates among people over 65 in zip codes with more fine particulate air pollution (PM2.5) than in those with lower levels of PM2.5. This is one of the first studies to examine the effect of soot particles in the air of t...
It turns out that organisms from Earth could survive in the harsh conditions on Mars.
Can you imagine a biodegradable computer chip made out of wood? It sounds farfetched, but it's a goal that researchers are aiming for. Now, scientists have created a new, semiconductor chip made almost entirely out of wood.
Findings published in the journal Palaeontology reveal that penis worms or "Ottoia" have "cheese grater" like teeth that help to frighten away predators.
New findings presented at the European Congress on Obesity in Prague suggest that moving into the mountains may help you lose weight.
New findings published in the journal PLOS ONE from the Instituto Nacional de Limnologia, Argentina and colleagues show that diets of snakes from a temperate region in South America may depend more on phylogeny (ancestry) than ecology.
New findings published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke reveal that long-term exposure to air pollution increases the risk of silent stroke by 46 percent, can disrupt the size of the brain and it's structure by 0.32 percent and may also result in reduced cognition.
New research published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows that pets can transmit illnesses to people; a health problem that could be particularly problematic for those with weakened immune systems, children and the elderly.
Rabies is responsible for an alarming number of deaths every year, according to a recent report from the Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC). In fact, researchers estimate that as many as 60,000 people die from it each year.