Scientists have discovered a single gene that can turn colorectal cancer cells back into normal tissue in mice, according to a new study.
It can get pretty hot in the Sahara desert, one of the hottest terrestrial environments on Earth, so to stay cool silver ants use special hairs to survive, new research shows.
Using ivory DNA, scientists have identified two major elephant poaching hotspots, a discovery that may help police trace the origin of an illegal trade that is decimating African elephant populations.
Scientists have discovered the fossilized remains of a new "walking" bat species, which lived 16 million years ago, and roamed ancient New Zealand.
New research shows that England and Northern Europe in particular are at risk of major sea level rise in the future – more so than previously thought.
New research shows that suspended sediment accumulated via human activities can impair the breathing of fish, such as clownfish, as well as increases the rate of disease in fish.
Scientists have recently discovered that the Moon is engulfed in a permanent, lopsided dust cloud that could affect future space travel, a new study says.
Man-made pollution is an issue that plagues modern-day society, and apparently it affected ancient humans as well, as evidenced by newly discovered fossil teeth in Israel, a new study shows.
Like in the Arctic, Antarctic and even Canada, glaciers in Alaska are melting. Now, new research reveals that like their famous brethren, they may make large contributions to global sea level rise.
It's a red coastline in Southern California as hundreds of thousands of red tuna crabs invade beaches, brought to the region by warm ocean currents, officials said Wednesday.
A toxic algae bloom is spreading along the West Coast, and it may be the largest one scientists have ever seen.
It turns out that only a few "busy bees" are needed to pollinate the world's crops, according to a new international study.
Tiny flies are offering new hope for dying hemlock forests along the East Coast, which are plagued by an invasive pest.