Three fossil remains discovered in Kenya have supported the existence of diverse groups of early human ancestors.
Scientists developed a high performance flexible all-solid-state battery, an essential energy source for flexible displays.
Now's the time to prepare for the heat waves, heavy rains and droughts that climate change will bring, says Stanford's Chris Field, a noted climate researcher.
A new study casts doubt over the validity of models used to assess the impact of radiation on human health.
Moths are iconic examples of camouflage. Their wing coloration and patterns are shaped by natural selection to match the patterns of natural substrates, such as a tree bark or leaves, on which the moths rest. But, according to recent findings, the match in the appearance was not all in their invisibility.
Planet's carbon uptake doubles in past 50 years, researchers ponder how long trend can continue.
NASA's Terra satellite captured two tropical cyclones on visible imagery today, August 1 as they head for landfall. Typhoon Saola is approaching Taiwan and Typhoon Damrey approaching southern Japan, are both headed for landfall in China.
The population of Australia's feral camel has dropped by a quarter, but still remains the world's largest wild herd, according to a survey by the Australian Feral Camel Management Project (AFCMP).
At least 79 new species of sharks have been discovered by the scientists in South Carolina. Researchers at the Hollings Marine Laboratory at Fort Johnson on Charleston Harbor studied the DNA by allowing the genes to stick to the molecules. This way the researchers were able to compare the genetic coding of the 79 new species with that of the other species. They found that the newly discovered sharks are different from others and called them the "cryptic" species.
It is well known that animals moving in groups try to force themselves to the center of the group when they sense a predator attack. For the first time researchers have proven this theory using Global Positioning System (GPS).
A team of researchers have created an artificial jellyfish using rat heart muscle tissue and thin silicon polymer to study the human heart and its circulatory system.
A boat carrying an Australian tourist on a tour to the Ilulissat Icefjord in Greenland had a narrow miss when a part of the ice sheet broke off a glacier.
A new strange-looking fish species has been discovered by the National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) on the North Chatham Rise in New Zealand.
River networks on Titan are shaping the surface of Saturn's largest moon, according to a new study.