It might be no surprise that the coldest temperature on Earth was measured in Antarctica, but the latest and most-detailed global surface temperature maps reveal a spot on the South Pole that registered at minus 136 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 93.2 Celsius).
Researchers have learned that tiny fruit flies will actively lay their eggs on citrus fruits because parasitic wasps that feed on fruit fly larva are
Early universe might not be as dusty as previously believed, according to astronomers. The latest finding could mean that current theories on Universe
Though it may sound counter-intuitive, deforestation may provide better climate benefits for certain areas than if the trees were left standing,
Crocodiles and fishermen don't have much in common, but new research suggests that they both share the use of lures when looking to make a catch.
New research from the Shark Research Institute and the University of West Florida reports that sharks are able to comprehend body orientation and use
The Arctic Ocean has has long been known as a carbon sink, but a new study suggests that while the frigid waters do store large quantities of carbon,
Jupiter's moon Europa, one of the few planetary bodies in our solar system that is mostly likely to have the conditions to support some form of life,
An international team of researchers has designed a nanorobot that uses temperature changes to capture and release its tiny cargo.
The oldest recorded disease in medical history, gout, has long thought been thought to be a result of an overindulgent lifestyle; excessive drinking
Parents pass on their traumatic experiences to their offspring via their sperm and eggs, according to an animal study that could explain why some
Researchers have used sea coral to make improvements to bone grafts that make the structures more compatible with natural bone.
The Nature Conservancy purchased an island located in Lake Michigan it says represents a key layover for the birds that migrate through the Great
Atypically light snowfall over recent winters in Canada's subarctic regions has led many of the region's lakes to dry out, prompting researchers to
Humans age in a way not necessarily typical in the rest of nature, according to the results of a new study on aging habits of a range of species,
A European bumble bee species introduced in Chile in the 1990s to supplement the pollination efforts of native honeybees has grown into a certifiably
Rising ocean acidity could lead to some very anxious fish, according to a study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
Researchers have discovered surprising similarities in proteins found in the genetic code of humans and great white sharks. The find is remarkable
As hot as Hades, maybe not, but a new study by climate scientists from the University of Bristol says both Texas and Los Angeles share a climate
For many millennia, we humans have considered ourselves superior, primarily due to our large brains and our ability to reason. However, we might not
A new report by the National Research Council augments the threats of sudden climate change by reporting that even a steady and gradual change in
A firm in Japan is planning to build a solar power plant on the moon. Called the LUNA RING, the project will harness sun's power and beam it to the
Type E botulism has been linked with the death of at least 200-300 common loons in the eastern basin of Lake Ontario, according to The New York State
When it comes to smart design, nature has had a bit of a head-start, well about four billion years. It's no wonder then that scientists have decided
Crows are often called 'feathered primates' because they display extraordinary intelligence. Now, researchers have found that crows' brains are wired
Mindful meditation alters activity of genes that control inflammation, a team of researchers has found.
Viagra- the little blue pill- not only helps men with erectile dysfunction, but could also help women cope with menstrual cramps, according to a new
Long-term use of common anti-acids could increase risk of vitamin B12 deficiency, a new study has found.
New research on gestation suggests that a father's diet can influence his offspring's health. While most research in the field is focused on the