Fish intelligence? Yes, many studies have documented the ability of fish to learn from their environment. Fish exposed to a more complicated environment have an edge in learning.
How can law enforcement officials help save endangered animals from poachers? Techniques of forensic genetics used in human crime scene analysis are entering the fray.
One crop in particular is likely to have problems as climate change progresses. Savor that glass of rosé, for as the climate changes wine grapes will be among the first to suffer.
The ritual of public shaming is nothing new. But today’s brand of mass humiliation is more public, more widespread, more scarring, and potentially more dangerous.
A money belt with a zipper became an instant success among WWI U.S. sailors, whose uniforms did not have pockets. Almost all initial zipper sales were for the money belts.
A multi-decade study of wildlife in Africa found that armed conflict—even infrequent, low-level conflict—was enough to cause declines in a wide range of wildlife populations.
Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef is facing a threat from a massive outbreak of crown-of-thorns starfish.
The Spanish Influenza pandemic 100 years ago was the most lethal global disease outbreak since the Black Death. What were people thinking at the time?
An unmanned Chinese probe will be exploring the moon’s far side in 2018. The side that faces away from the earth differs significantly from the familiar face of the moon. So why are the two sides so different?
Too much pollution can pose a health risk to anyone, but whether it is lethal or not mostly depends on the person’s underlying health—and economic—status.