Researchers have discovered a new ant species that was hiding in plain sight, a new study describes.
After sequencing 101 butterfly genomes, scientists have found that the power behind monarch migration lies in a single gene, a new study describes.
We all known that the Greenland Ice Sheet is rapidly disappearing, but new research has found that the massive slab is more sensitive to climate change than previously thought.
Scientists at CERN have literally created the sound of science after they converted data from the Higgs boson, the particle thought to explain how other particles get their mass, into a musical masterpiece.
A band of 35,000 Pacific walrus are stranded in northwest Alaska, one of the last places they have to rest ashore, for melting Arctic ice is robbing them of their beach real estate, according to reports.
Researchers who were in the right place at the right time have witnessed the spread of two tool-use behaviors among a band of wild chimpanzees, which they believe sheds light on human cultural evolution.
Pollution from urban and farm runoff in Hawaii is causing tumors in endangered sea turtles, a new study found.
A canoe that had been lost for the last 600 years has recently been found in New Zealand, and is revealing an interesting story about ancient Polynesian seafarers, according to new research.
To some species of bats, trees and turbines are one in the same, resulting at times in a gruesome fate, according to a new study.
They may be small, but sea monkeys, which are actually a type of shrimp, can move ocean currents with the same force that winds and tides do, according to a new study.
One 13-year-old is changing the game of oil spill cleanups with her new approach involving oil-eating bacteria, according to reports.
Meteor strikes are far less random than most scientists assumed, according to a new analysis, which suggests that these impacts are more likely to occur at certain times of the year and at certain locations.
About 3,000 species of wildlife around the world have seen their numbers plummet far worse than previously thought, according to a World Wildlife Fun (WWF) report released Tuesday, and the environmental group blames humans for the drastic drop.
What was once the fourth largest lake in the world is now nearly dried up and disappeared, according to recently released NASA satellite images.