Archeologists recently discovered domesticated crops from opposite sides of the continent mingled together in ancient herders campsites found in the rugged grasslands and mountains of central Asia.
Whales are pushing into new territory as the far north warms quicker than the rest of the planet and sea ice retreats.
The tongue-twisting woman who sold seashells by the seashore may have damaged the coastal ecosystem.
From 1999 to 2011, men accounted for nearly 70 percent of hypothermia-related deaths in the United States.
Fuzzy, green-fleshed kiwifruit shares many genes with shiny, red tomatoes. Plus, the kiwifruit is a genetic freak with duplicated DNA.
The wilderness in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea is home to wildlife that may not survive war or peace in the future.
All levels of the animal kingdom from flies to top predators indulge in drugs and alcohol. Sometimes humans even push intoxicants on the creatures.
Some 31,000 scientists could lose their jobs if politicians fail to compromise before the fiscal cliff.
Even after this year's widespread drought, one place without "made in China" labels is the grocery store.
The American Prairie Reserve organization is trying to buy back the sea of grass, one ranch at a time.
Despite an increase in Americans supporting the scientific conclusions behind climate change, the partisan issue will not likely play a major roll in the elections.
America's top fast food chain has demanded that farmers let their pigs out of gestation crates by 2022.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary released the app, which features more than 1,300 images of animals.