Botanists have discovered a new cave-dwelling flowering plant species in China that can thrive in low light levels.
A rare Titan arum flower, also known as the "corpse flower," has bloomed for the second time since 2010 in a botanical garden in Southern Brazil.
A 100 million-year-old fossil forest, including large trees and rare insects, has been discovered on the Chatham Islands of New Zealand.
Chronic use of alcohol and marijuana during youth is associated with poorer neural structure, function, and metabolism, as well as worsened neurocognitive abilities into later adolescence and adulthood.
Our eyes may be our window to the world, but how do we make sense of the thousands of images that flood our retinas each day? Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have found that the brain is wired to put in order all the categories of objects and actions that we see. They have created the first interactive map of how the brain organizes these groupings.
A research team led by biogeochemists at the University of California, Riverside has tested a popular hypothesis in paleo-ocean chemistry, and proved it false.
Gecko tail has score lines that helps it to shed its tail and evade a predator attack, finds a new study.
The delayed diversification and proliferation of eukaryotes, creatures that possess a membrane-bound nucleus, was not due to less availability of zinc, a new study finds.
A new study sheds light on the evolution of bats' flight, their resistance to viruses and their long life span.
A researcher has discovered 33 new species of trapdoor spiders, from southwestern United States, that belong to the genus Aptostichus.
The black piranha and the extinct megapiranha have the most powerful bite compared to other carnivorous fish either living or extinct, reveals a new study.
A new study finds that dragonflies have higher-levels of selective thought process when they hunt their prey.
Scientists have identified a new species of mosasaurs that once dwelled in freshwater environments, according to a new study.
Scientists have found an explanation as to why Rudolph, Santa's lead reindeer pulling the sleigh through the night on Christmas Eve, has a red nose.