Many women in doctoral degree programs in fields like engineering and physics are in a class of their own—and that's not a good thing.
Walleye and the fish they eat struggle to see in water clouded by algae, and that could potentially jeopardize the species' future if harmful algal blooms persist, according to a new study.
Harmful algae isn't just a problem for high-profile bodies of water—it poses serious, toxic threats in small ponds and lakes as well, new research has found.
The interaction of public and private debt in the United States reduced economic growth about 0.43 percentage points per year between 2009 and 2014, a new study suggests.
One of the most remarkable things about the iconic yellow and blue stripes of zebrafish is that they reliably appear at all.
Fruit flies don't appear to use their tiny, translucent wings for optimal flight, as one might expect. The speedy appendages seem to be doing double duty, helping the insect sniff out food, mates and other important scents, ...
Young black males feel less safe when they go to neighborhoods with a larger white population than occurs in areas they normally visit, a new study suggests.
Black holes aren't surrounded by a burning ring of fire after all, suggests new research.
The reproductive history of the unisexual, ladies-only salamander species is full of evolutionary surprises.
Just about any news story about the Endangered Species Act includes a prominent mention of the controversy around the 45-year-old law.