They aren't even fish, some of them are immortal and they are composed of ninety-five percent water. Jellyfish are proof that we inhabit an infinitely mysterious universe.
President Trump will take the most significant step yet in obliterating his predecessor's environmental record Tuesday, instructing federal regulators to rewrite key rules curbing US carbon emissions.
A powerful cyclone has pummelled the north-east Australian coast, causing major damage, torrential rain and power cuts to tens of thousands of homes.
Tired of shredding your own personal mini halfpipe? How about you strap into your snowboard and ride through half a dozen features until you shoot out across a frozen lake?
A new process creates bonds between each graphite fiber that are 20 percent stronger than those in traditional rods.
"Contemporary evolution" is also happening at a scale that is easily observable in a human lifetime, and some of those changes are actually driven by humans.
We worry about machines going rogue. What if they went green instead?
Scientists closely monitor the last member of a species. Is there space in a creature’s DNA to consider the prospect of no tommorow?
Sequoia National Park was established in 1890, at a moment in America not so wildly different from our own. It was an era of intensifying inequality, vulnerability and dislocation.
There are urban myths that mammals like camels and pigs lack the ability to swim – but as far as we know just one genus of mammals struggles to keep its head above water.
Not all the animals that burned in the fire had died, so the cowboys returned with shotguns in hand, and bandanas over their faces to ward off the stench.
“We hear the snorting of the dolphins and begin to shake. There are no more fish for us. They come out from the water and show us their grins.”
Though the phenomena is a mystery, scientists are fairly certain of the culprit: climate change.
Scientists are following the root system of the plant arabidopsis thaliana on a rotating plate. It may sound fairly boring, but when you see the technique in action and realize it's potential applications, it's so far from the case.
A new program lets microscope track tiny objects over time. Learn more: http://scim.ag/2nWVwdW
For the Demoiselle Crane to reach their wintering grounds in India they must cross the perilous Himalayas. If the fearsome winds are not daunting enough, bei...
Sure, there's only so much you can personally do to turn the tables on climate change. But here's how to be a part of the solution and not the problem.
In May, Russian scientists plan to load six American bison on heavy-duty trucks near the city of Perm, and then drive until the roads end in Siberia — a distance roughly twice the length of the drive from New York City to San Francisco.
President Trump is poised in the coming days to announce his plans to dismantle the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s climate change legacy, while also gutting several smaller but significant policies aimed at curbing global warming.
Tardigrades, also referred to as "water bears," are eight-legged microscopic animals that are seemingly impossible to kill, having been found everywhere from Antarctica to the deep sea.
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