New research finds that subduction along the seafloor absorbs carbon dioxide, which helps explain why the climate fluctuates over millions of years.
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Devil rays are mysterious sea creatures that are rarely seen in the wild. With their population dwindling, biologists are racing to learn more about these rays before they disappear.
To prevent mega-wildfires from spiraling out of control, technicians set landscapes ablaze on purpose.
The President’s annual budget proposal, which requires Congressional approval, also axes NASA’s Office of Education, a telescope, and five Earth science programs.
Life on Earth has adapted to our 24 hour day, but the Earth’s spin is slowing down. What would it be like to live on an Earth that stops spinning?
The universe might’ve started with a bounce instead of a bang, but what exactly would this bouncing universe look like?
Why is there so much commuter traffic? This mathematical model offers an insight into our traffic nightmares.
Scientists are partnering with surfers to gather critical data about ocean health
Electric eels and origami inspired scientists to create a soft battery that could revolutionize soft robotics. Here’s what you need to know.
For a slug, sex can end with a loss of genitals.
The collapse of rainforests during the Carboniferous period 300 million years ago triggered great changes in the evolutionary paths of plants and animals.
Dinosaurs and influenza would seem to have nothing in common, but a powerful new method of analyzing biogeographical data can be applied to both — helping to solve mysteries about long-extinct animals, while also preventing flu's spread.
Researchers grew hair follicles from mice using polydimethylsiloxane, which is used in a variety of household products. The next step is human hair cells.
Meat was an essential part of early human evolution, but that was millions of years ago. Do we still need it?
Over 60 years ago, Einstein’s brain was stolen, preserved, dissected and sent in pieces across the country. Who was behind this theft for science?
Lab grown meat has been making headlines recently, but is it actually a better alternative to the traditional meat industry?