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Analysis of giant extinct marine reptile graveyard suggests mysterious site was ancient birthing ground

Today's marine giants are blue and humpback whales. They routinely make massive migrations across the ocean to breed and give birth in waters where...

Study reveals that wild African elephants choose paths leading directly to their favorite food

Human-elephant conflict is escalating across Africa. So, researchers are looking for new ways to keep an eye on wild African elephants. They are even...

New study finds logged tropical forests are surprisingly vibrant and need protection

Many of the world's tropical forests are affected by logging. These forests are frequently considered degraded because they have lost vegetation structure, biomass, and...

Beating the system: Engaging the ‘unreachable’ on social media

Social media platforms, for example, are a ubiquitous communication tool, with nearly 2 billion people using Facebook every day. However, these platforms curate their...

Astronomers inspect outburst of X-ray binary Swift J1858.6−0814

Astronomers have conducted a radio monitoring campaign of the outburst of a recently discovered X-ray binary known as Swift J1858.6−0814. They have used the...

Birds use the Earth’s magnetic field as a stop sign during migration

A new study shed shed light on how birds navigate back to their breeding site after flying across two continents. The study has been...

Climate change and deforestation may drive tree-dwelling primates to the ground, large-scale study shows

Climate change and deforestation are driving these tree-dwelling animals to the ground, where they are at greater risk due to a lack of preferred...

Tortoise and her egg found in new Pompeii excavations

Archaeologists in Pompeii discovered the remains of a pregnant tortoise that sought refuge in the ruins of a home destroyed by an earthquake in...

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