July 28, 2016, 6:05 a.m. by Russell McLendon
A new study paints a detailed portrait of Earth's last universal common ancestor, known as 'LUCA.'
World's deepest 'blue hole' discovered in South China Sea
July 27, 2016, 3:15 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Underwater sinkhole plunges a record-setting 987 feet.
Battered mangroves find reprieve in Sri Lanka with new conservation plan
July 27, 2016, 1:40 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Vital to coastal ecosystems, 37,000 acres of mangrove forest will be protected.
The unexpectedly weird and beautiful world of lichens
July 22, 2016, 11:20 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Lichens are not what you think they are. Not plant, not fungus — they are one of a kind.
There'll be no human-sheep mingling when the Bark Ranger is on duty
July 21, 2016, 3:51 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
Gracie may only be 2, but she runs a tight ship.
Tides cause earthquakes along the San Andreas fault
July 19, 2016, 4:09 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Rhythmic pulsing of the tides induces small, deep quakes on a daily basis, scientists discover.
5 ways to help coral reefs today (no matter where you live)
July 18, 2016, 7:01 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Coral reefs are home to a quarter of all marine life on Earth, and they need our help.