While studying Heliconia flowers in Costa Rica, biologists noticed that they were clearly choosing their pollinators, but they still didn’t know how the flowers could tell one hummingbird from another.
Entomologists found that potato leafhoppers, which are migratory pests, arrived in the fields an average of 10 days earlier in 2012 than they did in the early 1950s.
Researchers at Pennsylvania State University did a collaborative study in which they tried to find the ultimate limit of how far out we could predict the weather.
The oldest tree in Europe is a 1,230 year-old Heldreich's pine living in southern Italy.
A chemical analysis of a Bronze Age jug found in Egypt might finally vindicate an old theory that jugs like it contained opium.
A growing body of research has slowly revealed a number of characteristics Neanderthals shared with humans.