Industrial 'borrow pits' benefit beavers and wolverines, study shows

Beavers and wolverines in northern Alberta are using industry-created borrow pits as homes and feeding grounds,…

New species of Ichthyosaur discovered in museum collection

Hauffiopteryx altera (Latin for different from) has been identified as a new species of Ichthyosaurs by…

Can Asia end its uncontrolled consumption of wildlife? Here's how North America did it a century ago

It was a dark time for animals. Poaching was rampant. Wild birds and mammals were being…

Comment: COVID-19 compounded the English pub industry's problems

Coronavirus has had an unprecedented impact on pubs in Britain. The British Beer and Pub Association…

New breakthrough in 'spintronics' could boost high speed data technology

Scientists have made a pivotal breakthrough in the important, emerging field of spintronics—which could lead to…

Heatwave trends accelerate worldwide

The first comprehensive worldwide assessment of heatwaves down to regional levels has revealed that in nearly…

Making food beautiful—and toxic

Toxic chemicals are being used by food sellers across sub-Saharan Africa to improve the look of…

The world endured 2 extra heatwave days per decade since 1950 – but the worst is yet to come

The term “heatwave” is no stranger to Australians. Defined as when conditions are excessively hot for…

Bright fireball explodes over Tokyo, sonic boom reported, Japan

A bright fireball streaked across Japan’s capital Tokyo at 17:32 UTC on July 1, 2020 (02:32…

New group of trapdoor spiders discovered in eastern Australia

A new group of trapdoor spiders that builds burrows hidden by camouflaged doors has been discovered…