Domestic felines distinguish between their monikers and similar-sounding words, new research shows
Increasingly threatened young ice is crucial in transporting nutrients to the deep, central Arctic Ocean
Investigations into how the electric eel uses electricity have revealed astonishing insights into the creature's physiology and behavior
A once abandoned drug compound shows an ability to rebuild organs damaged by illness and injury
The sophisticated sensing behaviors of marine organisms could serve as a surveillance system that aids national security
Scientists tracked bumblebee queens with radar when they emerged from hibernation and found the bees take only brief flights en route to a new nest. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The chytrid fungus has hit 500 species of amphibians, driving dozens to extinction in recent decades
A smelling science activity from Science Buddies
These very good dogs are very good at what they do—taking a whiff of a chemical during an attack
There’s a lot to consider when deciding what kind of meat to buy—or even whether to eat meat at all. The least we can do is start with accurate information
One scientist has tantalizing results, but others are not convinced
During daylight hours, hundreds of bombardier beetles of multiple species will congregate together to more effectively ward off any predators not afraid of a lone beetle's toxic spray.
Researchers hope that the procedure could be used to restore fertility to human boys undergoing cancer treatment
Some scientists question museum data analysis that suggests Roundup is not responsible for the insects’ decline
New evidence suggests that corals once sought refuge from warming waters by migrating
Researchers aiming to lower the cost of mealworms were able to double the worms' size, but the larger larvae had fewer eggs and weaker offspring. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Amid a controversy over gene-edited babies, leading researchers want to call a halt and install a global governance process
Medical researcher Steffanie Strathdee needed to save the life of her husband, researcher Tom Patterson, when he contracted one of the world's worst infections. She turned to phage therapy: using a virus to kill the bacteria...
Gargantuan studies show links between sleep difficulties and cardiovascular and psychiatric illnesses
Weekday sleep deprivation with weekend make-up sleeping seems to be worse for blood sugar control than even chronic sleep deprivation alone.