Study: Animal populations are decreasing due to their high-risk food-finding strategies
Primates of the Caribbean: Ancient DNA reveals history of mystery monkey
As the Earth spins on its axis, scientists observe a noticeable wobble on its motion. It's a phenomenon that has existed for centuries and now we've finally figured out why.
Acid is spilling over into the Arctic, dissolving rocks in the process. According to scientists, the alarming phenomenon is a result of the permafrost melting in the region due to the rising temperature worldwide.
Study: Turmoil behind primate power struggles often overlooked by researchers
In the age of the flat Earth movement and the deniers of climate change and vaccinations, it may be baffling to some people how others ignore scientific data for their own false beliefs. Now, psychologists seek to explain the behavior.
Scientists explore effects of large-scale wind and solar farms in the Sahara Desert. They found that such installations can significantly increase rainfall and boost vegetation in the region, paving the way for a 'green' Sahara, climate benefits, and clean energy.
Roughly 250 million years ago, a volcano erupted for nearly a million years, ushering a mass extinction that wiped out over 90 percent of all life. Now, scientists reveal more details about what led to this cataclysmic event.
Dirty air is killing people and causing illnesses, but it’s also making people dumber. A new study shows that air pollution is linked to a clear and drastic decline in cognitive performance among almost 32,000 subjects.
Climate change has been plaguing humans since the beginning of time. A new study revealed that ancient hominins, Neanderthals, may have died out due to cold, dry climate shifts.
Scientists try to piece together the early history of life by backtracking to the 'last universal common ancestor.' By combining genetic data and fossils, they uncover new details about the microbe that's the source of all life on Earth.
Archaeologists salvaged a hunk of cheese from 13th century B.C. The mummy cheese is a fascinating peek into the lives of ancient Egyptians — but can you eat it?
The idyllic island of Atlantis is said to have been inspired by an earth-shattering volcanic eruption that reverberated through Europe and Asia. A new research on ancient tree rings sought to settle the age-old debate over the date of this event.
Magnesite is a natural mineral that pulls carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, but it can take hundreds of years to form. Now, scientists have found a way to make it in just 72 days.