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 predicts a 10 percent drop in the annual stream flow of Colorado River over next few decades, owing to climate change and human population growth.
Mountains on the Hawaiian islands are slowly dissolving from within and will turn into a flat, low-lying island, a new study shows.
The U.S. Coast Guard and BP are yet to solve the mystery behind a sheen that appears on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, near the deepwater horizon spill site.
Scientists have identified a new species of mosasaurs that once dwelled in freshwater environments, according to a new study.
A new study suggests that humpback whales are increasingly singing songs outside their traditional breeding grounds.
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.
A pitcher plant in Venezuela is using its hairs to trap insects, reveals a new study.
Here are some interesting facts about reindeers and its people, besides Christmas
Scientists have discovered a new species of blind catfish in southern India.
A scientist suggests that a microbe may have caused the Permian extinction, which killed 90 percent of the Earth's species around 251 million years ago.
Closely-related birds of the same species cannot coexist as they are ecologically similar and will out-compete each other, says a new study.
Early ancestors in Africa fed on tropical plants and sedges between 3 million and 3.5 million years ago, reveals a new study.
Australia announced a new project Saturday to drill a deep ice core in Antarctica, which may shed light on the past climatic conditions in the region, news agency Agence France-Presse reported.