Research shows that many areas of today's oceans have conditions that parallel those of 250 million years ago, when 95 percent of marine species quickly died out.
Saltwater marshes on the Gulf Coast are far more resilient than freshwater marshes, new research finds. The results could reframe how scientists work to stop the chronic erosion of coastal wetlands in the Gulf.
'Programmable matter': Scientists have invented self-folding sheets that can flex themselves into origami airplanes and boats.
Researchers determined that the lunar water likely originated early in the moon's formation history, suggesting that it is, in fact, native to the moon.
The butterfly wings contain tiny structures called gyroids that diffract sunlight like a crystal.
Archaeologists discover beehives from ancient Israel 3,000 years ago. They appear to be the oldest evidence for beekeeping ever found, scientists reported.
Extensive kudzu invasion could lead directly to an increase in the number of days with high ozone levels, a new study suggests.
A certain type of seaweed can kill corals on contact upon contact by releasing deadly chemicals.
A new study found that, if greenhouse gas emissions continue at their current rate, global warming could bring potentially lethal temperatures.
Scientists have found a hydrothermal vent community three miles beneath the sea near the Cayman Islands. Other vents have led to the discovery of new and exotic creatures.