Researchers Study a 132 Million-Year-Old Fossilized Sea Monster

"It is amongst the oldest of its kind."

August 28, 2017

Fire Ants Can Act Like Both a Liquid And a Solid

These fire ants stick together to avoid drowning.

August 24, 2017

“Dark DNA” Could Change How We Think About Evolution

Dark DNA seems to be present in two very diverse and distinct types of animal.

August 24, 2017

Researchers Discover New Defense Mechanism in Plants

Plants are not so helpless after all.

August 24, 2017

New Study Reveals Impact of Local Beliefs on Protecting Threatened Species

"There are examples of myths and superstitions seriously harming the survival of certain species, and examples where they actually help species to survive."

August 24, 2017

Ammonia-Eating Microbes May Be the Answer to the Planet’s Nitrogen Problem

These microbes act as ammonia sponges.

August 23, 2017

How We Can Learn From Sea Sponges, Nature’s Civil Engineers

Their structural function is much like that of the thousands of beams that make up the Eiffel Tower.

August 23, 2017

New Study Shows Plants Can Turn Off Genes They Don’t Need

The findings may also guide the work of researchers outside of the plant field.

August 23, 2017

Study Shows That Soil Bacteria Require Two-Layer Security

"If their identities don't match, they'll kill each other with the toxins."

August 23, 2017

New Emission Regulations Will Push for Cleaner Diesel Cars in Europe

It's a step towards more eco-friendly vehicles.

August 23, 2017