Loss of ice in Antarctica has been discussed extensively due to its implications for rising sea levels and the changing landscape of the continent, but it turns out that there is another unexpected effect: dips in gravity.
But now, a team of scientists have finally managed to capture the social spread of novel tool-use behaviors in a group of wild chimps. According to the researchers, this is the first time that social learning has been directly observed in the wild.
On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. The patient was an airline passenger traveling from Liberia to Dallas, arriving on Sept.
This world record-breaking laser is exciting because one day, it could help improve data communication by boosting the speed that information can be transferred, among a variety of other potential applications.
The 2014 Living Planet Report from the World Wildlife Fund has described the loss of wildlife as much worse than predicted two years ago. The difference in reported loss is due to a new method for collecting the numbers.