A study of hunter-gatherers on the Malay Peninsula suggests that culture plays a role in how we describe the odors all around us.
As the cold spell that froze much of the United States thaws, don’t count on it to limit the populations of pests that you don’t like.
Scientists identified the chemical signal in urine produced by blue crabs that warns mud crabs that they could be on the menu.
Scientists discovered a quirk in the proteins of some squirrels and hamsters that helps them behave a bit like a coldblooded animal.
After studying decades of video footage captured by robotic submersibles, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute has figured out some basics of the deep ocean’s food web.
A retired engineer’s accident while making a coffee drink spurred fluid dynamics researchers to study how espresso and milk arrange themselves in a glass.
Scientists say it will be easier to understand hummingbirds in some cases if we use insights gained from the study of bees.
Known as Christmas tree worms, these sea creatures’ bright fir-like cones can be spotted while diving around reefs in tropical waters.
Human consumption — not seasonal fluctuations or climate change — is primarily to blame for the Great Salt Lake’s desiccation, according to a recent analysis.
Magpies will eat ticks that drain the blood from elks, but a scientist found it takes the right mix of elk-magpie personality for the relationship to work.