Bumblebees assess pollen quality using floral characteristics such as petal color and shape, a new study reveals.
Thousands of tiny silvery fish are washing up dead along the waterways of the north Oregon coast - namely around the coast town of Seaside. The hundreds-of-thousands of fish reportedly died trying to swim up the Necanicum River, coming in with the tide only to get stranded shore-side and die.
Researchers are measuring the frosty waves that crash upon Arctic shores for the first time, and they are getting some stunning numbers.
Scientists believe some species, like the Drosophila birchii rainforest fly, may be able to evolve and adapt to the effects of climate change, new research suggests.
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010 is still impacting corals in the Gulf of Mexico, proving that the effects of this calamity are deeper and broader than predicted, according to a new study.
Humanity's influence on the world reached the South Pole even before the first explorers first set foot on the region's untouched ground, according to a recent study.
Ocean acidification, as a result of carbon dioxide release into the air, could pose a risk to Alaska's valuable fisheries and communities, according to a recent NOAA-led study.
As if Siberia understood that the world hasn't gotten enough of giant mysterious holes, the Sleeping Land has produced two more massive crater-like holes. In fact, one isn't even that far from the original at the "end of the world." What makes these a bit different is what the locals are saying about how they formed.
There is a massive weed popping up all over New York state that can cause skin irritation, blistering, scarring, and even blindness just from touching it! Thankfully, officials have just renewed efforts to battle this hellish weed this year.
Changes in agriculture affect river flow rates in both rainy and dry times, according to two University of Iowa researchers.
A new facility is being launched that will expose natural woodland to raised carbon dioxide levels, simulating conditions expected in the near future. This research is expected to give conversationalists and policy makers a look at future troubles the world's forests will face.
Natural bio-waste bricks might become the future of disaster relief if a handful of up-and-coming architects have their way. The bricks can be made from various local materials, and are literally "grown" using a special fungus.
A new tool developed by researchers from the US Department of Energy (DOE)'s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) can help advance the genetic engineering of "fuel" crops for clean, green and renewable bioenergy, according to a new study.
The gorgeous Bahamian islands may have actually been created by bacteria and sand all the way from the Sahara desert, according to a new study.