New findings published in the open-access journal PhytoKeys discuss the discovery of two new tropical plant species from the Hoya genus.
Climate change may be having an impact on your fishing. Scientists have discovered that as temperatures warm, fish are moving to newly warmed waters, putting local species at risk.
A new horned dinosaur may reveal a bit more about the famous Triceratops.
Researchers at the University of Queensland pain treatment have discovered thousands of new peptide toxins hidden deep within the venom of just one type of Queensland cone snail. With this and other studies, it is their hope that the study of new molecules found in the snail could lead to promising ...
Squirrels look all cute and innocent, but make no mistake. These furry rodents from the Sciuridae family are actually pretty darn smart. And it's even more true for what some may see as an invasive species or commonplace pest--the grey squirrel. In fact, these creatures are actually capable of adapt...
It's a centipede from Hell. Scientists have uncovered the deepest underground dwelling centipede in three caves in Velebit Mts, Croatia and have named the creature Geophilus hadesi.
Europeans may have unknowingly helped the spread of an invasive plant species in the United States. Researchers have found that human-caused factors are far more important to the spread of an invasive species than the traits that the species may possess.
It turns out that the mass extinction event that killed off the dinosaurs may have made the way for fish.
Stringing together meaningless sounds in order to create meaningful ones was once thought to be a human trait alone. Now, scientists have discovered that a species of bird, babbler birds, can also communicate this way.
Scientists may have discovered a new species of firefly in California. While college student Joshua Oliva was hiking, he managed to uncover a new species of this insect.
Researchers may have unearthed the egg of an extremely rare species-in a museum drawer. Scientists have found an egg from a plover-like species that may be one of a kind.