The delayed diversification and proliferation of eukaryotes, creatures that possess a membrane-bound nucleus, was not due to less availability of zinc, a new study finds.
A new study sheds light on the evolution of bats' flight, their resistance to viruses and their long life span.
A researcher has discovered 33 new species of trapdoor spiders, from southwestern United States, that belong to the genus Aptostichus.
The black piranha and the extinct megapiranha have the most powerful bite compared to other carnivorous fish either living or extinct, reveals a new study.
A new study finds that dragonflies have higher-levels of selective thought process when they hunt their prey.
Scientists have identified a new species of mosasaurs that once dwelled in freshwater environments, according to a new study.
Scientists have found an explanation as to why Rudolph, Santa's lead reindeer pulling the sleigh through the night on Christmas Eve, has a red nose.
A large number of microorganisms are hitching a ride through dust plumes in the upper troposphere, from Asia across the Pacific Ocean and land in North America.
Researchers have found a new type of human cell division that they believe could prevent cancer.
Scientists have discovered a new species of blind catfish in southern India.
Fossil remains of an extinct wolf species has been unearthed in a wash in northwest of Las Vegas.
Early ancestors in Africa fed on tropical plants and sedges between 3 million and 3.5 million years ago, reveals a new study.
A new study reveals that the genome of conifers has not changed much over the last 100 million years.
A new study shows that Panama's San Lorenzo forest is home to 25,000 species of arthropods, shedding light on the diversity and distribution of these species.