Humpback whales are engaging in unusual interspecies helping behavior, and scientists aren’t sure why.
Magic mushrooms may hold the cure for addiction.
Popular FluMist vaccine doesn’t work.
A new study reveals orcas are the first non-human animals whose evolution has been driven by cultural differences between different groups across the world.
[DIGEST: CBS, Weather] A local expert warned Virginia swimmers that Naegleria fowleri, a potentially deadly micro-organism otherwise known as the “brain-eating amoeba,” was prevalent in most bodies of water in the region. The amoebas divide and multiply during hot summer months, and infections are higher during the months of July and August. “It doesn’t just … Continued
[DIGEST: BBC, CNN] New research published in the journal Science suggests the thinning in the ozone layer above Antarctica is starting to heal. Researchers carried out detailed measurements of the amount of ozone in the stratosphere every September between 2000 and 2015. They used data collected from weather balloons, satellites and model simulations, to show … Continued
A new USGS hazards report identifies oil and gas wastewater disposal wells as the culprit for the huge upswing in damaging earthquakes around the central and southern U.S.
The island nation of Kiribati is forced to deal with the fact that it will be swallowed by the ocean should sea-levels rise as expected, giving rise to some unexpected strategies to combat the effects of climate change.
The American Bison finally gets its due as President Obama signs into law that the species will represent America as the national mammal.
Testing of two Portland Public School’s water supply showed dangerous levels of lead. As our nation’s infrastructure ages, the problem of water contamination is sure to grow.