Emissions of carbon rose by 3 percent last year and will reach a record high in 2012, a new study revealed Sunday.
Dispersant used to clean up oil released in the Gulf of Mexico during the Deep Water Horizon spill in 2010 is 52 times more toxic than the oil alone, reveals a new study.
Spider silk helps in protecting plants from insects, reveals a new study.
Researchers have discovered three new species of springtails (Collembola) in the Maestrazgo caves in Teruel, Spain.
A new study sheds light on how insects recover from chill-coma, which will help in managing agriculture and biodiversity in the wake of climate change, researchers say.
Scientists have found a Pac-Man-shaped feature on Saturn's Tethys, similar to the one discovered on the planet's other moon Mimas in 2010.
Scientists have discovered a diverse group of bacteria thriving in the brine of an Antarctic lake that lies beneath 60 feet of ice.
Astronauts have identified a new species of crustaceans during the European Space Agency's (ESA) CAVES training program.
A U.S. start-up company has developed a concept to create self-filling water bottles that collects water continually and store it
Ocean acidification is corroding the shells of tiny marine snails living around Antarctic seas, making them susceptible to predator attacks, finds a new study.
A new study has debunked the popular myth which suggests a link between lunar cycles and the prevalence of psychological problems in humans.
An ancient cemetery dating back to 3,000 years has been discovered in Pakistan's Swat Valley, a region known for lush green valleys and beautiful mountaims.
Grasshoppers in urban areas are changing the tune of their courtship songs so as to be heard over the sound of traffic.
Sea ice plays a significant role in the foraging activity of emperor penguins, a new study reveals.