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.
White mass shooters receive much more sympathetic treatment in the media than black shooters, according to a new study that analyzed coverage of 219 attacks.
A new understanding of the microbes and viruses in the thawing permafrost in Sweden may help scientists better predict the pace of climate change.