Stenocercus squarrosus , a new species of lizard discovered recently in Brazil's endangered Cerrado National Park.
Earth continuously heats the rock deep below the surface; a new report from M.I.T. suggests harvesting that renewable energy
Proposed posture for a feathered dinosaur stirs controversy
Forget bleach: this bug may be the key to whiter whites
Coral cores stretching back more than 6,000 years reveal that climate change in the Indian Ocean may mean greater droughts in Indonesia and Australia
Genetically modified chickens that produce medicines in their eggs may be the drug factories of the future
To seriously address the issue of global climate change, policymakers need to establish a framework that extends through the end of the century
The surprising recent finding that living plants produce methane does not throw doubt on the cause of global warming. Human activities--not plants--are the source of the surge in this and other greenhouse gases...
The surface winds on three recently discovered gas giants in nearby solar systems would dry, and remove, your hair in no time.
Precise measurements of zircon's dismal durability may point the way to better radiation-proof containers
Study of over 200 avian species finds that the bigger the bird brain, the better the survival rate.
If you live in the eastern or central U.S., chances are you haven't seen one of these lately. Researchers collected this specimen in North America and viewed it under a specially designed snowflake photomicroscope...
There is little danger from inhaling pesticide residues on northeast US golf courses. However, inhalation isn't the only way to get exposed.
With the unveiling of its new electric concept car--the Chevrolet Volt-- GM resuscitates an electric car program that died with the canceled EV-1
When Mount Pinatubo erupted in 1991 it left a trail of evidence in the skies that is helping scientists decipher the workings of the global climate
A bottom-loving fish in the North Sea shows how climate change can directly impact aquatic species--and presage their local doom
It worked for Monica on Friends, but how does the alleged remedy hold up under scientific scrutiny?
Televangelist Pat Robertson's predictions carry little weight compared with those from outgoing National Hurricane Center Director Max Mayfield.
Aquatic ecosystems in the northeastern U.S. and southern Canada harbor dangerous concentrations of the neurotoxin