Bonobos are secret keepers of natural remedies but also an endangered species. It’s a race against time to discover the rainforest’s unknown medicines. One day, the great apes might die out – along with their knowledge of the environment.
An increasing number of polar bears can't catch enough prey to fill their stomach, researchers found. As a result, many bears are losing weight — a development that could push the species closer to extinction.
Shopping bags, nets, diapers and toothbrushes are snagging on coral reefs and making them sick, a new study has found. With plastic pollution continuing to rise, there's little relief in sight for the ailing reefs.
US regulators have approved a breakthrough treatment that genetically engineers patients' own blood cells to fight childhood leukemia. Experts say it may open the way to treating other cancers with a similar procedure.
Fatigue plagues most primary school teachers in Germany, according to a new study. Despite high individual motivation, many also say they endure persistent back pain and high levels of classroom noise.
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