New microbe not only loves the high heat of volcanic hot springs, it also drinks in the sun's energy
In addition to its direct contribution to global warming, ozone may worsen climate change by preventing plant growth that would otherwise capture carbon dioxide
Does nature's proclivity to nurture override its flight mechanism?
Humboldt squid have been moving northward into California's Monterey Bay for the last five years, gobbling up Pacific hake, an important catch for commercial fisherman, according to a report published this week by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA ...
It appears that some boys have as much as a 50 percent risk of developing the mysterious disorder
The detailed structure of mosquito legs enables the insects to walk on water, cling to walls and stick to human skin. Karen Hopkin reports.
Pattern of skull variation bolsters the case that humans took over from earlier species
Among the things you might find in a golf course pond are errant balls, clubs hurled in anger and native amphibians
Antioxidants make for brightly colored plumage in some bird species. But it appears around Chernobyl that duller birds are at an advantage, because they can use the antioxidants to detox...
New study counteracts neurobiological dogma, which says inhibiting new protein formation in the brain causes memory loss
Treadmill tests show that humans expend only a quarter of the energy walking that chimps do. Karen Hopkin reports.
New study concludes that earliest humans walked upright to conserve calories
This jawbone found in the Afar region of Ethiopia could bridge the evolutionary gap between two early human ancestors.
Biologist Virpi Lummaa's work reveals that humans may be the best subject to study for evolutionary effects across generations