Milkweed grown with more carbon dioxide in the air supplies fewer toxins to monarch butterflies that need the toxins to fight off gut parasites.
About 80 percent of Earth's biomass is plant life, with humans about equal to krill way down the heft chart.
A barrage of impacts more than four billion years ago is linked to ancient stones found in Canada
The Michigan Scientific Literacy Survey of 2017 found that last year's total solar eclipse got Americans more interested in celestial science.
Whale ancestors probably never had teeth and baleen at the same time, and only developed baleen after trying toothlessness and sucking in prey.
CFCs, the harmful ozone-depleting chemicals banned back in the 1980s, are experiencing a mysterious comeback
Shark researchers used a system for recognizing patterns in star field photographs to identify whale sharks, which have individual spot patterns.
Visitors can see and learn about sharks and their environment in the new "Ocean Wonders: Sharks!" facility at the Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium.
From a'a to vog, a guide to the terminology used to describe the ongoing eruption of Kilauea
A guide to the terminology used to describe the ongoing eruption of Kilauea
The eruption is the Central American nation’s deadliest since 1902
People need to understand the technology’s limitations to avoid misinterpreting what they see
Indonesia is most at risk from eruptions, compared with other nations
A slide show of eruptions and their impacts around the world
Volcanologists cannot yet predict a volcanic eruption
Scientists have discovered a previously unknown environmental source of nitrogen
Underwater microphones can glean valuable data from the burbles and pops of thawing glaciers and icebergs
Edinburgh University paleontologist Steve Brusatte talks about his May 2018 Scientific American article, "The Unlikely Triumph of the Dinosaurs," and his new book, The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World.
With interest in such research rising, and the risks uncertain, that conservation needs to start now
The terms asteroid, meteor, meteorite and even comet are often used interchangeably...but what is the difference?