Common chemical makes species interbreed

A chemical found in many common plastics could have you copulating with other species and producing strange hybrid offspring... if you're a fish, at any rate.

In search of the niceness gene

A recent study has determined that genes may play a major role in such human characteristics as kindness and generosity.

Whales stressed out by shipping noise

Low-frequency noise from shipping is causing chronic stress in whales, a study has found.