Back in 2010, the infamous Deepwater Horizon oil spill gushed millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, but where a lot of that oil ended up remained a mystery. Now however, a large amount of that elusive oil has been found, coating miles of the Gulf seafloor, according to new research.
For months, it has remained a mystery as to where NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft crash landed, and now evidence of an impact crater has revealed the answer, providing scientists with some closure.
With Election Day coming up, you might already know how you're voting, and now research shows that others might be able to predict which way you tend to lean, too. According to a new study, why you identify with a certain political party is influenced by biology.
A new frog species was discovered in New York City from a display of odd chorus calls, reports say.
Raorchestes chalazodes, a rare bush frog found in India, has developed the unique strategy of breeding and laying eggs in bamboo despite their extremely narrow openings, new research describes.
Even while living amongst predators, and battling disease, starvation and environmental stressors, wild mouse lemurs manage to survive, and new research helps reveal their secrets of aging.
Some butterfly species seemingly want to be ants, a new study says, infiltrating the insects' homes and mimicking ant sounds so they can hide away in their comfy nests.
Heavy drinking during teenage years may lead to lasting brain changes and memory deficits in adulthood, according to a new study.
Scientists behind a theoretical study explain the evolution of competiveness, in which some animals are cutthroat and highly aggressive while others are shy and content standing by the wayside.
The first ever DNA-based electrical circuit may soon be more than just an intangible idea, as new breakthrough research in DNA molecules has the potential to make this dream a reality.
She may have perished some 39,000 years ago, but Yuka the baby woolly mammoth is still teaching us about this behemoth species, and our own ancestors, as the subject of a new public display in Moscow.
A band of hungry hogs has gone wild in a Florida county, wreaking havoc on homes and threatening to ruin Halloween for all those trick-or-treaters out and about on Friday.
Prehistoric art, from cave paintings and canyon petroglyphs to major architectural structures like Stonehenge, may have been inspired by the "supernatural," a new study says.
Environmental scientists for the most part agree that the human population is growing at an unsustainable rate, to the point that even fertility restrictions and a worldwide pandemic couldn't solve the problem, according to new research.
In their first few hours of life, sea turtles must battle hungry predators and dangerous waters before reaching the safe haven of ocean currents. While scientists have had just a general idea of how these vulnerable babies navigate the open water, for the first time a team has used special nano-tags to track the sea turtles' swims in more detail.