Apparently when salamanders party, everyone's invited. At least, that was the case for a recent shindig in Missouri where a hoard of salamanders piled up on a homeowner's doorstep for a surprise visit.
Wild chimps are using the cover of darkness to disguise their nighttime antics, which consists of raiding nearby farmland for crops, according to new research.
Lost for more than 70 years, two World War II ships have just been found in North Carolina waters, according to a NOAA-led study, providing a rare window into a historic military battle and underwater landscape.
The next time your retail salesperson or grocery store cashier asks you if you want your receipt, think twice about your answer. It turns out cash register receipts that use thermal paper account for high levels of the chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) in humans, new research finds.
A new methane-releasing microbe, just recently discovered in Sweden, is a key player in climate change, according to new research.
There was no escaping extinction for dinosaurs some 65 million years ago, but one clever, or simply drowsy, shrew-like ancestor slept through the catastrophic death and destruction, new research suggests.
Nevada's ongoing drought continues to make food scarce in the mountains, forcing hungry black bears to openly forage in the middle of town, sometimes in the most unusual places, reports say.
Using a telescope high in Chile's Atacama desert, a group of scientists operating under the POLARBEAR project have made the most accurate measurement yet of cosmic microwave polarization, offering clues about the origins of the Universe, new research describes.
International agriculture and lumber industries are main drivers of tropical deforestation, according to a new study.
The Karakoram glacier anomaly, known as the "cold case" of the climate science world, has finally been solved.
After discovering two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia nearly 50 years ago, scientists have solved a longstanding mystery, with an unexpected twist. These behemoth arms don't belong to some fearsome prehistoric beast, but to the weirdest dinosaur ever.
Scientists behind a new study have found that algal blooms, at least when attacked by viruses, can affect global carbon cycles.
A longstanding question among scientists is whether evolution is predictable, and they may have finally found their answer in two distinct species of squid. The genetic underpinning of bioluminescence, or the ability to emit light, in these cephalopods may in fact be surprisingly predictable, new research shows.
The first orca calf born in the last two years to an endangered pod of killer whales is missing and presumed dead just weeks after its birth, experts said on Tuesday.