A study of copepods found that the growth rates of the tiny marine crustaceans is highly sensitive to temperature, with implications for the entire food chain.
Mosasaur: A new study finds how the mosasaur came to reign the oceans some 90 million years ago.
Conservationists say that the hagfish, a loathsome undersea scavenger whose appearance and behavior are too revolting for most people even to contemplate, is on the decline.
Aircraft create more rain near airports by punching holes in the clouds, effectively seeding the clouds, according to a new study of the phenomenon.
An odd-looking cardinal, with half male and half female markings, alighted on the backyard feeder of wildlife photographer and statistics professor Larry Ammann.
Zombie ants: recent discoveries of how a parasitic fungus controls so-called zombie ants.
A study of Spanish skulls spanning 300 years has shown that everyone's heads are been getting bigger, but that the size difference between the crania of women and men is shrinking.
Zombie ants: Identified from samples collected at two sites in Brazil's tropical rain forest, each of the four fungus species specializes in controlling a different species of carpenter ant, creating Zombie ants.
Walking cactus: Scientists have discovered what researchers are calling the missing link in China. The strange-looking walking cactus is thought to be the link between worm-like creatures and arthropods like spiders.
A recent study found that squids can detect low-frequency sounds, using sac-like organs at the base of their brains.