A new study suggests that birds are more likely to beat humans in tests that require quick judgment of body width. The researchers have found that birds are capable of flying in cluttered environment due to their acute sense of body position.
Change in wind speeds or "global stilling" can affect hunting behavior of insects, a new study has found.
Replacing silicon with 'phase-change materials' (PCMs) can make future computers faster, efficient and 'greener' than the current ones, researchers at the University of Cambridge said.
A team of researchers from the NOAA recently confirmed the presence of several mysterious shipwrecks along San Francisco's Golden Gate strait, detailing the region's rich maritime history.
Researchers have long suspected that the 'Year Without Summer' was caused by the combination of two massive volcanic eruptions, whose far-reaching clouds of smoke and soot literally blacked out the Sun. However, only one of these volcanic eruptions was ever found on record... until now.
A new unique method utilizing microbes to power waste cleanup is not only cleaning up waterways but the atmosphere as well, as it helps to reduce pollution, according to a new study.
Life can be unfair sometimes, where it can seem like someone is always two steps ahead of you. For this reason, humans and other primates evolved to support long-term cooperation, according to new research.
A newly discovered dinosaur once boasted a very impressive shnoz, but scientists are still trying to figure out the purpose of this distinctive nasal profile, according to a new study.
A new kind of spacesuit designed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientists could enable astronauts to move more freely in the space. The suit is ultra-light, flexible and attaches to the wearer's body like a "second skin".
Large galaxies feed on stars of smaller galaxies, a new study has found.
The invasive Mediterranean tramp slug, which already inhabits large parts of Europe and Australia as well as North and South America, is now being found in Mexico, Costa Rica and Ecuador, seemingly taking over the world.
Corals in the Great Barrier Reef are diminishing, and scientists are blaming ocean acidification for their dangerously low growth rates, a new study describes.
The modern European gene pool is likely a bit confused now, with international travel spreading people far and wide. However, in the case of native Europeans whose family never left the continent, it has been found that they likely boast a cocktail of genetic information from three distinct "tribes" of ancestors.
A new study suggests that people with common medical problems such as high blood pressure, heart disease or diAverage People Healthy Enough for Space Travel: Study Findsabetes, can tolerate space travel.