Different phases of the moon influence the flow of a massive ice stream, scientists reported today.
A study that spanned 35 years shows brilliance and the success that can come with it involves a complex combination of nature, nurture, elbow grease and more.
Armed with nothing more than brain waves and a special cap, a person gets a robot to pick objects up and move them around.
A new order of mammals has been named based on a recently discovered fossil of a squirrel-sized animal that lived at least 130 million years ago and was capable of gliding flight.
If you're looking to photograph a polar bear hopping sea ice floes on your next summer cruise, you better hurry.
A decade worth of satellite imaging data has shown for the first time that global warming could devastate marine life, scientists announced today.
A new gene discovered in the gulf pipefish hints as to how a family of fish came to adopt male pregnancy.
When it comes to differentiating a friend from a rival, invasive ants have it easier than humans: they use genetic differences, a new study shows.
A researcher claims he is one note closer to the secret recipe that produced the famous Stradivarius and Guarneri instruments.
A new study that analyzed different postures has concluded that the strain of sitting upright for long hours is the perpetrator of chronic back problems.
Volcanic eruptions on Iceland generated a cascade of events that led to record low levels of water in the Nile River in Africa and brought famine to the region more than two centuries ago.
Hitting the gym is a better way to trim down than agonizing over portion size, a new study suggests.
From male killer whales that ride the dorsal fin of another male to female bonobos that rub their genital together, the animal kingdom tolerates all kinds of lifestyles.
Diagnosing ailments just got easier. When stumped with something they don't know, doctors can turn to the internet search engine, Google.
Chew on this: our early ancestors chowed down on more than fruits and leaves, they also fed on grasses, roots, and grazing animals, scientists announced today
If the loss of marine species from over fishing and climate change continues at the current rate, all commercial fish and seafood species could collapse by 2048, scientists reported today.
It can sting you in Rome. It can sting you in Moscow, but the honey bee is originally from Africa, scientists reported today.
Brains tissue is expensive for a body to produce, so when times are tough, some primates go with a smaller noodle, a new study suggests.
Beaked whiles are found to dive deeper than any other air-breathing creature. Yet oddly, only during shallow dives do they get the bends.