A massive, wolf-sized otter that lived about 6 million years ago may have been a dominant predator in its time, according to a new study analyzing the animal's jaws.
When the ancestors of modern humans migrated out of Africa, they passed through the Middle East and Turkey before heading deeper into Asia and Europe.
As the Earth's climate changes, shifting weather patterns will affect where plants and animals can live.
Adding or removing water from a stem cell can change the destiny of the cell, researchers have discovered in a new study published yesterday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
Scientists have used satellite data to monitor underground water reserves in California's Silicon Valley, discovering that water levels rebounded quickly after a severe drought that lasted from 2012-15.
When a fluid or a gas experiences a sudden disturbance, such as a change in pressure or elevation, it often gives rise to a phenomenon known as an undular bore, which consists of a series of rapid oscillations that propagate ...
Human antidepressants are building up in the brains of bass, walleye and several other fish common to the Great Lakes region, scientists say.
Violent news events present editors with a troubling journalistic decision: How much of the violence, if any, should the audience see as part of the story?
Scientists searching for traces of drugs, bomb-making components and other chemicals often shine light on the materials they're analyzing.
In saliva, scientists have found hints that a "ghost" species of archaic humans may have contributed genetic material to ancestors of people living in Sub-Saharan Africa today.