A new study finds that many Caribbean coral reefs have either stopped growing or are on the threshold of starting to erode.
A new study finds that young baboons are more successful when they spend more time with their father.
The sale of five invasive aquatic plant species in the U.K. will be banned from sale, in order to protect wildlife.
Trying to find just the right balance of time spent in meetings and time performing tasks is a tough problem for managers, but a Wayne State University researcher believes the behavior of ants may provide a useful lesson on how to do it.
Skeletal remains of a marine creature, discovered more than a century ago, have now been identified as a new species of prehistoric marine super-predator.
Scientists at Senckenberg research institutes discovered almost 500 new species in the last two years.
A new study suggests that the biggest dinosaurs had relatively smaller brains.
Most patients with an inherited heart condition known as arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C) don't know they have a problem until they're in their early 20s.
A team of British scientists has discovered that the insect-eating bats have a "flexible social system."
A researcher from Australia claims that the rates of animal extinction are overestimated.
Proposed changes to the upcoming fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) will affect the criteria used to assess alcohol problems. One change would collapse the two diagnoses of alcohol abuse (AA) and alcohol dependence (AD) into a single diagnosis called alcohol use disorder (AUD). A second change would remove "legal problems," and a third would add a criterion of "craving." A study of the potential consequences of these changes has found they are unlikely to significantly change the prevalence of diagnoses.
A study conducted at the University of Granada has demonstrated that men like female thinness more than women and they find female overweight more unpleasant than women.
A population of rare orb weaver spiders was discovered in tombs at the famous Highgate Cemetery in London.
The discovery of the fossilized remains of a bird-like dinosaur offers new clues on bird evolution.