Admit it, caring for your pet can make you happy too. Science is working on why.
Scientists uncovered the secrets of what drove some of the world's last remaining woolly mammoths to extinction.
Exploring how a small change in your DNA sequence can make you a natural blonde.
Batrachopus grandis, an ancient crocodylomorph, may have chased down land prey on its own two feet.
Scientists are befuddled by where the shark gets most of its food.
A new study finds surprising evidence of the self-evolution of urban foxes.
It looks like a busy hurricane season ahead. Probably.
Maybe you've been wondering if you're seeing one persistent squirrel or a rotating cast of characters.
Why do some people still believe that behavior is caused solely by genes or environment? A new paper offers some answers.
Two of Iceland's largest whaling companies are keeping their boats in port this summer. One of them permanently.
A new study finds evidence of an important neural speech pathway in macaques.
The Sahara is a harsh environment today. It used to be much, much, worse.
Carbon nanotubes embedded in leaves detect chemical signals that are produced when a plant is damaged.
Researchers decoded the love signals of lizards "spoken" through chemical signals.
The researchers hope to develop a no-trace plastic to curtail marine pollution and ghost fishing.
These pink feathered folk form complex social networks and are choosy about who they spend their time with, according to a new study.
Fires pose a major health risk to people living near irradiated sites.
Nuclear weapons, whale sharks, and how to use both to make eco-tourism more sustainable.
Need to isolate? No problem! This philosopher is keeping the world posted on his isolation routine by Facebook.
Study shows ripples across a newly fertilized egg are similar to ocean and atmospheric circulations.
Strange bone circles made from mammoths revealed clues about how ancient communities survived Europe's last ice age.
Some fish evolved legs and walked onto the land. Right?
It's the first time scientists have discovered an animal that doesn't perform aerobic respiration.
New research shows how Americans feel about genetic engineering, human enhancement and automation.