An erupting volcano on Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula set off as many as 450 earthquakes in the local area on a single day.
A fly introduced in 1906 to control browntail moths in the United States is now linked with the decline of several native species of butterflies and moths.
Rural China's elders care for grandchildren after parents migrate to urban centers and now a U.S. study finds that is a key factor in China's expansion.
About 65,000 Shanghai dogs have been implanted with digital ID chips to assist in dog identification and prevent the spread of rabies.
A groundwater treatment technology developed at the Kennedy Space Center has been named NASA's 2005 Government Invention of the Year.
A fossil found in Argentina of a large carnivorous bird capable of eating dog-sized mammals challenges traditional thoughts on how birds evolved.
NASA says space shuttle Discovery is to be attached to its external fuel tank next week, in preparation for its December space mission.
People adjust their daily routines to accommodate different time zones and changes in daylight-saving time, new research from The University of Texas at Austin shows.
Soil from a Copper Age site in northern Kazakhstan has yielded new evidence for domesticated horses up to 5,600 years ago. Researchers from the Carnegie Museum of Natural History and the University of Pittsburgh have discovered ...
Scientists have discovered a bacterial "switch gene" in two groups of microscopic plankton common in the oceans. The gene helps determine whether certain marine plankton convert a sulfur compound to one that rises into the ...