'Ghost' footprints from Pleistocene era revealed by radar tech

Invisible footprints hiding since the end of the last ice age—and what lies beneath them—have been…

Gold mining critically impairs water quality in rivers across Peruvian biodiversity hotspot

A Dartmouth study finds that artisanal-scale gold mining is altering water clarity and dynamics in the…

Study reveals how two strains of one bacterium combine to cause flesh-eating infection

In recent years, scientists have found that serious infections that progress rapidly and resist treatment are…

New research explains how HIV avoids getting ZAPped

Humans have evolved dynamic defense mechanisms against the viruses that seek to infect our bodies—proteins that…

Prey-size plastics are invading larval fish nurseries

New research shows that many larval fish species from different ocean habitats are ingesting plastics in…

New fossil pushes back physical evidence of insect pollination to 99 million years ago

A new study co-led by researchers in the U.S. and China has pushed back the first-known…

Hurricanes have become bigger and more destructive for the U.S., study finds

A new study by researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Aslak Grinsted, Peter…

Vivaldi reworked to 'make climate change audible'

A classical orchestra in Germany aims to “make climate change audible” with a reworking of Antonio…

Vietnam deer rediscovered after nearly 30 years

A very rare species of small, deer-like animal thought to be on the verge of extinction…

Egypt says it's unearthed large animal mummy, likely a lion

Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities says local archeologists have unearthed the mummy of an unusually large animal,…