A recent study shows how climate change played a role in the evolution of reindeer native to Northern Europe, Asia and North America.
The buff-tailed bumblebee turned out to be an extremely invasive insect that's traveled as far as Patagonia.
In March 2011, a devastating tsunami struck Japan's Tohoku region, leaving destruction in its wake. Now, researchers have uncovered the cause of this tsunami, shedding light on what displaced the seafloor off the northeastern coast of Japan.
Have you ever marveled at the flight of a hummingbird, as its little wings beat 80 times per second! Well, a recent study also looks at the magic of this creature's metabolism.
As many advertising companies will use sexual imagery to entice buyers to purchase their product, recent findings show that women in particularly are put-off by most sexual imagery displayed, unless the item involved is very expensive.
The subglacial lakes are the first to be identified in Greenland that were 800 meters below the Ice Sheet. These lakes are each roughly 8 to 10 km2. Yet at one point, the study notes that they may have been up to three times larger than their actual size.
Fruit flies that have a better sex life may also live longer, according to a recent study by University of Michigan researchers.
Researchers investigate how bubbles escape from melting ice that's found underwater glacial fjords.
Ever wonder how owls seem to swoop in so effortless, with a nearly silent flight?
Reserachers from the Korea Institute of Ocean and Technology, Korea Genome Research Foundation, BGI and other institutes are investigating the first high-depth minke whale genome, and determining how successfully it can adapt to the ocean environment.
A recent study looks at the development of a sophisticated geometric model that may predict how biological molecules will interact with water molecules by computing results up to 20 times faster than previous approaches. Researchers believe that this could help them find new drugs to treat various d...