Ever wish there’s an antidote for heartbreak? Scientists say a placebo can work just as well.
The Galápagos Islands are well known for their biodiversity, housing plants, and animals that aren't found anywhere else on earth. For years, scientists have been trying to figure out the origin and time frame of this phenomenon and at last, a study published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters has the answer.
Burn patterns evident on eggshells belonging to ancient, 500-pound flightless Australian birds were recently found by researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder. This suggests early humans hunted the bird and collected its eggs to cook.
While some bat species have evolved with a resistance to Ebola, the virus in turn has evolved to overcome that resistance. Researchers have targeted the biological factors responsible for this resistance, which may aid Ebola prevention and outbreak management in the future.
Bison adjust their diet seasonally based on reduced availability of the grasses they perfer but are less nutritious during the spring and fall.
The Mars orbiter called MAVEN has newly revealed data: The speed of the solar wind around Mars and how it has transformed the climate of the red planet.
In El Salvador, a village left under thick ash for 1,400 years is our best-preserved ancient Maya settlement. A University of Colorado study reveals something new and unusual about its residents.
Spruce beetles have often been blamed for increasing the severity of raging wildfires throughout Colorado becuase they kill the trees they call home. But a University of Colorado Boulder study has determined that the insects are innocent of the charge.
While the Southern Ocean was thought to have a weakening role in carbon uptake from the early 1990s to the early 2000s, that has changed, according to a new study.
NASA will soon begin flights called Operation IceBridge, to help validate satellite images of the Arctic sea ice.