Natural Sciences

Where will the world’s next Zika, West Nile or Dengue ...

Biology
After collecting data and comparing it with every known mammal and bird species on Earth, scientists from the University of ...

Does mountaintop removal also remove rattlesnakes?

Ecology
  On the Cumberland Plateau in eastern Kentucky, surface coal mining is destroying ridgelines and mountaintops, and along with them, ...

Fish bones yield new tool for tracking coal ash contamination

Ecology
DURHAM, N.C. — A Duke University study shows that trace elements in a fish’s ear bones can be used to ...

A damming trend

EcologyMore Science
EAST LANSING, Mich. – Hundreds of dams are being proposed for Mekong River basin in Southeast Asia. The negative social ...

The fauna in the Antarctica is threatened by pathogens humans ...

Ecology
The new study, which detected bacteria from humans in the genus Salmonella and Campylobacter in Antarctic and Subantarctic marine birds, ...

An unknown group of planets found hiding in the dust

Astronomy
“Super-Earths” and Neptune-sized planets could be forming around young stars in much greater numbers than scientists thought, new research by ...

Is Tehran’s ground sinking critically?

Geology
Iran has a water problem. The reserves in many groundwater basins there have been severely depleted. For the last forty ...

Traveling to the sun: Why won’t Parker Solar Probe melt?

Astronomy
This summer, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will launch to travel closer to the Sun, deeper into the solar atmosphere, than ...

Study finds deep subterranean connection between two Japan volcanoes

Geology
MIAMI–Scientists have confirmed for the first time that radical changes of one volcano in southern Japan was the direct result ...

The scent of a man: What odors do female blackbuck ...

Biology
At Tal Chhapar, a wildlife sanctuary in the heart of the Thar desert, a strange drama is staged twice every ...