Britain is moving closer to becoming the first country to create babies with three genetic parents via IVF in order to defeat inherited diseases.
There is just one species of giant squid in the world, even though the creatures may look different, according to a new study.
Tourists feeding stingrays have changed the creatures' feeding habits along with behavior and mating habits, a new study finds. Researchers say the research finding raises questions about the impact of interactive tourism on marine wildlife, reports e!sciencenews.
A team of U.K. marine biologists have now found a whale skeleton and along with it, nine species of organisms that were found in deep-sea feeding on the bones of the whale.
Scientists cracked the genetic code of the SR1 bacteria, further unraveling a story about what not only goes on in the recesses of the human mouth, but also on Earth itself.
The American cliff swallow is thought to have evolved shorter wings, which has enabled the birds to avoid being killed by speeding cars
Two months after Kim Suozzi's death, scientists argue whether freezing people is a smart bet.
Antarctica - the large, frozen wasteland with conditions so hostile that no organism calls it a permanent home - is the only place in the world that has no bat-catching spiders, says a new study.
Researchers have found microbes in the deepest oceanic trench on Earth - the Mariana Trench, which is located at nearly 7 miles or 11 kilometers below sea level in the western Pacific.
Microbes are thriving deep inside the oceanic crust, away from light and devoid of any oxygen, a new study reported.
Bigger eyes and a greater allocation of the brain to support visual information may have led to the extinction of Neanderthals, our closest relatives, says a new study.
Australian authorities announced Monday that they found and destroyed a giant African snail in Brisbane.
Researchers have now used a math model to describe how non-living things, the elements that make up life, actually crossed the threshold of being inanimate to "living beings". They have explained the process using energy waves called solitons.