The mating ritual of a recently discovered species of octopus is shattering the social norms of these marine creatures and shedding light on their unusual behavior patterns, according to new research.
A swarm of 1,000 angry killer bees stung a Texas man while mowing a park lawn this past Thursday, and he miraculously survived the ordeal, reports say.
A freak lightning storm that struck Los Angeles on Sunday took beachgoers by surprise, resulting in one fatality and eight injuries, according to local reports.
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.
In a series of trials aboard the International Space Station (ISS), researchers discovered a new type of cool burning flames that could lead to cleaner, more efficient engines for cars here on Earth, they reported in a new study.
A group of neuroscientists are using a new revolutionary tool called "Thunder" to monitor brain activity, which provides large data sets at a tremendous rate - a task that was once difficult for one computer alone to handle.
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.
Koalas may be cute and cuddly looking, but they are apparently tough as nails. On Friday, one koala proved his resilience when he was able to hang on to the back of a car's grill - unbeknownst to its passengers - for 50 miles and survive.
Changes in agriculture affect river flow rates in both rainy and dry times, according to two University of Iowa researchers.
Researchers from the University of Bradford have recently devised a simple "universal" blood test that can be used to diagnose whether people have cancer or not.
Prairie dogs, which are susceptible to the deadly bubonic plague, may be saved by new social network research that sheds light on previously uncovered relationships between the animals.
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.
This past weekend, divers off the Florida coast were bold enough to offer their assistance to a silky shark they encountered with a fishhook stuck in its mouth.