Colorectal Cancer Research: Single Gene Can Turn Cancer Cells Back to Normal?
Scientists have discovered a single gene that can turn colorectal cancer cells back into normal tissue in mice, according to a new study.
Silver Ants Stay Cool Using Special Hairs
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.
Elephant Poaching Hotspots Identified
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.
'Walking' Bat Once Roamed Ancient New Zealand
Scientists have discovered the fossilized remains of a new "walking" bat species, which lived 16 million years ago, and roamed ancient New Zealand.
England, Europe at Risk of Major Sea Level Rise
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.
Kangaroos Are All Left-Handed?
It turns out that all kangaroos are left-handed, new research shows.
Sediment Buildup Impairs Breathing of Fish
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.
Moon's Lopsided Dust Cloud Could Affect Space Travel
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 Evidenced by Ancient Dental Plaque
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.
Alaska Glaciers Leading to Global Sea Level Rise
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.
Red Crabs Invade Southern California Beaches
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.
Toxic Algae Bloom on West Coast May be Largest Ever
A toxic algae bloom is spreading along the West Coast, and it may be the largest one scientists have ever seen.
Few Bees Needed to Pollinate World's Crops
It turns out that only a few "busy bees" are needed to pollinate the world's crops, according to a new international study.
Flies Offer Hope for Dying Hemlock Forests
Tiny flies are offering new hope for dying hemlock forests along the East Coast, which are plagued by an invasive pest.