What Is Antimicrobial Resistance?
All across the globe, harmful bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses are becoming ever more resilient against the effects of...
Are Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) Safe For Humans?
Much controversy surrounds the creation and use of GMOs in food, pharmaceuticals, human gene therapy, and other fields.
Newly Discovered TRAPPIST Planets: Could They Support Life As We Know It?
Temperate, Earth-sized planets have been found transiting a nearby ultra-cool dwarf star.
Where Is The Volga-Don Canal?
Part of Russia's Unified Deep Water System, the canal serves an important role in connecting the nation's many waterways.
Did You Know That Plants Can Respond To Sound?
A growing body of research suggests that sound waves prompt certain plant species to actively respond.
What Are Fairy Circles, And Why Do They Occur?
New theories are emerging regarding the causes leading to the mysterious formation of fairy circles.
Monarch Butterflies: A North American Treasure In Crisis
Deforestation and a loss milkweed, an important plant upon which to lay their eggs and feed, are each severely disrupting the Monarchs' life cycles.
The Juruá (Yuruá) River Of South America
The Juruá River (a.k.a. Rio Yuruá) is navigable for the majority of its 1,500-mile length in Brazil and Peru.
Why Is Lake Hillier Pink?
Not to be confused with the nearby Pink Lake, Hillier is also given its color by the presence of pigmented microorganisms.
Where Is The Qattara Depression?
One of the lowest areas on earth covers almost 20,000 square miles in northwestern Egypt.
What Animals Live In Antarctica?
The cold, cold climes way down south are not as devoid of life as you might think, and this list proves just that!
Are Vampire Bats Really Real?
What do you really know about these three New World species of blood thirsty creatures?
Did You Know The Mysterious Aokigahara Forest Is Also Known As The Suicide Forest?
Dozens of people take their own lives each year in this dense wilderness area near the foot of Mount Fuji.
What Animals Live In South America?
From the Amazon to the Andes to Patagonia to oceans on all sides, the South American continent has a dazzling display of fauna throughout its expanse.
What Is The Ring Of Fire?
The Pacific Rim is surrounded by a circum-Pacific belt of hundreds of volcanoes, accounting for three-fourths of those found globally.
Why Are The Saiga Antelopes Going Extinct?
Disease and anthropogenic factors alike threaten to wipe these bovids and their curious noses off the face of the earth.
What Do You Know About Opah, The Warm-Blooded Fish?
Also known as a moonfish, sunfish, or kingfish, these were the first fish species discovered to be able to self-regulate and maintain a warm body...
The Saint Clair River
One of the most commercially significant North American rivers spans around 40 miles along the U.S.-Canadian border, part of the larger Great Lakes...
The Susquehanna River
One of the largest, most important rivers in the U.S. flows for 465 miles through Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New York.