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.
A large number of microorganisms are hitching a ride through dust plumes in the upper troposphere, from Asia across the Pacific Ocean and land in North America.
Researchers have found a new type of human cell division that they believe could prevent cancer.
Scientists have discovered a new species of blind catfish in southern India.
Fossil remains of an extinct wolf species has been unearthed in a wash in northwest of Las Vegas.
Early ancestors in Africa fed on tropical plants and sedges between 3 million and 3.5 million years ago, reveals a new study.
A new study reveals that the genome of conifers has not changed much over the last 100 million years.
A new study shows that Panama's San Lorenzo forest is home to 25,000 species of arthropods, shedding light on the diversity and distribution of these species.
A new study reveals that rhesus monkeys cannot identify beats in a varying rhythm, suggesting that the ability of beat detection is unique to humans and is absent in nonhuman primates.
Scientists have discovered an entirely new species of slow loris primates in the jungles of Borneo.
Pre-hatching environment influences lateralization in cuttlefish, finds a new study.
Obamadon is the new name given to a recently discover ancient, tiny lizards that is the size a boa constrictor, six-foot long iguanas, that lived in the last days of the dinosaurs, according to the Boston Globe.
A new study sheds light on how fins may have evolved into limbs.
An Australian scientist has reconstructed the face of an ancient human popularly known as the "Hobbit."