Rate of loss of species exceeds that of terrestrial animals.
American paddlefish duplicated their own genome some 42 million years ago, which might question the theory of fin-to-limb evolution.
A third of Earth's organisms live in rocks and sediments, but their lives have been a mystery.
Sewage sludge, wastewater and liquid manure are valuable sources of fertilizer for food production.
A colorful, fruit-eating bird with a black mask, pale belly and scarlet breast has been discovered.
Most people think of seafood as either wild or farmed, but in fact both categories may apply to the fish you pick up from your grocery store.
A commercial vaccine for cattle can effectively reduce levels of E. coli by more than 50 percent.
Researchers developed a breakthrough method to hinder unwanted toxins from entering the edible parts of the plant.
An international study predicts the likely impact of ocean acidification on shellfish and other marine organisms living in seas from the tropics to the poles.
A new study of North American songbirds reveals that birds that live with fluctuating weather are more flexible singers.
Predatory beetles can detect the unique alarm signal released by ants that are under attack by parasitic flies.
Salmon conservation shouldn't focus on managing flows in streams and rivers or on preserving only places that currently have strong salmon runs.
Researchers report new evidence that exposure to three types of mold during infancy may have a direct link to asthma development during childhood.
Moths are iconic examples of camouflage. Their wing coloration and patterns are shaped by natural selection to match the patterns of natural substrates, such as a tree bark or leaves, on which the moths rest. But, according to recent findings, the match in the appearance was not all in their invisibility.