Like it or not, most Americans will wake up to their smart phones tomorrow and see that they missed an hour of sleep. Just so turns out, they actually did. It's daylight saving time.
New findings published in the Journal of Medical Entomology reveal that since the1920s, rats in New York City were found to carry a flea species that's actually capable of transmitting plague pathogens.
Researchers at Kobe University Graduate School of Agricultural Science Functional Phytochemistry Laboratory in Japan have identified for the first time that the (E)-2-hexenal, otherwise known as a plant-derived chemical substance that can induce a plant's stress response from high temperatures.
Modern logging helps preserve biodiversity in tropical rain forests that are used for timber production.
Bumblebees are busy little guys. But just like humans, they forget things or mix up memories. In fact, a new study published in the journal Current Biology shows that sometimes, they have trouble juggling multiple memories.
University of Florida scientists have discovered a rare but invasive and dangerous parasite in Giant African Land Snails, as well as three other non-native species of snails, that could pose a serious health problem in humans as well as animals.
It's been relatively unclear whether microorganisms exchange metabolites exclusively by releasing them via surrounding environments or if there's a direct connection between cells for this very purpose.
Urbanization may increase the number of thunderstorms, according to recent findings published in the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society.
Researchers at Northwestern University are discovering just how to break down the beauty of a rainbow a bit further. They transformed a silver light into any color of the rainbow with a low-cost alternative to color filters used in electronic displays and monitors.
New findings published in The American Journal of Epidemiology show that middle-aged men are at the highest risk of suicide after exposure to short-term air pollution.
Ever wonder how our pets seem to know just how we're feeling?