Researchers have found strange microbes in the underground caves beneath Australia's Nullarbor Plain which are filled with water. These microbes survive the dark world in the caves by oxidizing ammonia in the water.
According to a new fossil analysis modern dogs were around 33,000 years ago which is about 18,000 years earlier than many scientists believe man first domesticated dogs.
A new DNA discovery has caused scientists to rethink the roots of the human tree. The DNA from an unnamed African-American from South Carolina is so unique in it is the oldest known genetic branch of the human Y chromosome, and it branched from the Y chromosome tree before the first appearance of anatomically modern humans in the fossil record.
In an effort to determine how a person’s brain structure influences their talents and behavior, U.S. scientists have published what they call “the most detailed brain scans the world has ever seen.”
Scientists with a marine life protection non-profit captured a 2,000 pound great white shark for their experiments and then released the ocean beast back where it belonged.
The mystery surrounding the origins and subsequent extinction of the Falkland Islands wolf may have been finally explained, a new research claims.
Scientists have carried out simulations that support the theory according to which life’s building blocks may have formed on icy interplanetary dust and then taken to Earth, where it spawned into more complex forms.
Researchers have discovered three new species of cockroaches belonging to the Pseudophoraspism genus in China
Researchers have discovered several new species of marine mammlas at Madang Lagoon in Papua New Guinea.
A new study finds that some Australian native flowers evolved color spectral signatures to attract bird pollinators.
A new study sheds light on the mysterious spiral-toothed jaw of an ancient sea creature - Helicoprion.
Scientists have uncovered the preserved fossils of an ancient arthropod with limbs under its head.
A new study discovers why and how structural colors of insects change during the fossilization process.
Researchers have discovered two new species of mushroom in the Iberian Peninsula, Spain.