For centuries, people have done the hard work of mining useful minerals and metals from solid rock. Then, scientists learned ...
There's no organ system in the body that does as much for humans as roots do for plants. Part anchor and part mouth, a ...
Scientists think that green algae are plants water-living ancestors, but we are not sure how the transition to land plants ...
Understanding the dynamics of cane toad dispersal is vital information for scientists helping native animals survive the ...
A trio of researchers at the University of California has found evidence that suggests there is far more ice on the surface ...
Over the past decade, numerous physics studies have explored how oscillating electric fields produced by lasers or microwave ...
Using the LOw-Frequency ARray (LOFAR), astronomers have discovered a diffuse radio halo around the spiral galaxy NGC 4565. ...
Why are we willing to pay much more for a six pack of craft beer, a locally produced bottle of wine or a regional brand item, often choosing them over national brands? It's because when people ...
Before life began on Earth, the environment likely contained a massive number of chemicals that reacted with each other more ...
The Potomac River, which flows through the US capital Washington, hit a record high temperature of 94 degrees Fahrenheit (34 ...
"They work for me night and day," smiles Antonio Zamora, standing in his greenhouse. His minuscule employees are bugs that ...
Knowing which direction to go in order to reach food or home is important for many animal species, including humans. For ...