Archaeologists have discovered an ancient, kitten-sized hunter that lived 13 million years ago.
Using DNA, scientists have found that a deep-water creature once thought to be one of the world's largest sea anemones, with tentacles reaching more than 6.5 feet long, is actually part of a completely different order of animals.
Bad news for those with arachnophobia: a team of scientists from the Universidad de La República in Argentina discovered three new species of tarantulas, one of the most famous and most feared group of large spiders.
Scientists have discovered a new species of gymnastic spider. This leaping arachnid is the only spider known to move by means of flic-flac jump.
Attentiveness toward animals, nature, climate, and all other wonderful aspects of our Earth have increased over the past 30 years, with environmentalists and scientists leading the charge. But now, a conflicting development is occurring in New York State.
A tiny fish characterized by a disproportionately large head and previously unknown to scientists has been found in mountain rivers of Idaho and Montana in what biologists said on Thursday marked a rare discovery.
The African lion is one of the most iconic species from the savanna. With their hunting tactics and impressive size, lions are some of the largest big cats in the world. Now, researchers have found that the African lion is facing extinction across the entire West African region.
As our climate continues to shift and change, scientists are increasingly worried about how different temperatures will impact species populations. Now, scientists have found that stable population trends are a prerequisite for species' range expansion, which could help researchers make better choic...
After 49 million years, a certain cockroach has reappeared in North America. In the genus Ectobius, this cockroach has a long fossil history in Europe and now, scientists are learning a bit more about this creature's past and present.
Elm trees in Europe face a host of issues, and one of them is a parasite known as Meloidoggyne ulmi. Now, scientists have found that a synonymous parasite, known as Meloidoggyne mali has been in the Netherlands for more than fifty years and have discovered exactly how it was introduced.
Chameleons have the amazing ability to change their colors, morphing from bright green to yellow to brown. Now, scientists have discovered that these color changes don't happen randomly. Instead, the lizards use these changes to convey different types of information during social interactions.