Researchers have discovered that the vast majority of infected hives can be traced back to one source -- the European honeybee, which is consistenly traded and imported to North America.
We've all heard about how noise pollution negatively impacts marine environments. But a recent study suggests that motor boats, rather than large cargo ships, easily stresses young damselfish which ultimately gives their predators the upper hand.
A recent study suggests the plight of the commen gray treefrog may help scientists measure the impact of climate change and better assess the health of a given ecosystem.
Researchers have recently unearthed fossils of an extinct wildebeest-like creature named Rusingoryx that boasted a strange nasal structure similar to that of duck-billed dinosaurs.
Researcher have for the first time explored the inner workings of Australian wombat warrens, or interconnected burrows, in hopes of understanding the rather elusive animals and their conservation status.
Pink deep-sea worms previously represented by only a single species have puzzled biologists for nearly six decades. However, four new worms recently spotted near California and Mexico have helped scientists properly place the creatures along the evolutionary tree of life.
Fossils belonging to a prehistoric butterfly-like species were recently found in China and eastern Kazakhstan. This insect, researchers say, predates modern butterflies by about 40 million years and is an example of convergent evolution.
Over a decade's worth of research has revealed 14 new tarantulas in U.S., which is now home to a total of 29 species. One of the new spiders found in California was named after the late popular singer-songwriter Johnny Cash.
Researchers have become increasingly concerned about invasive and poisonous Asian toads in Madagascar. A new report warns that the country must act quickly to eradicate the species before it establishes itself further.
Millions of tons of microplastics wind up in the world's oceans, threatening various marine life. A recent study, however, sheds light on how the tiny plastic particles are impacting Pacific oysters and their reproductive success.
Aggression is fairly common among primates, but a lethal attack among Bornean female orangutans was documented for the first time in a recent study.
A new study involving the ways ravens behave when they think they are being spied on suggests these famously intelligent birds posses the human-like ability of abstract thought.
It turns out that New Zealand's famed little blue penguins are actually Australian natives. A recent study concluded that New Zealand's native penguisn species was replaced by these interlopers between 1500 and 1900 AD.
A new tiny toad species was recently found on the leaves of a herd bush in India's evergreen forests. Researchers say the amphibian's remarkably small size has earned it its own genus.