Watch as 2 humpback whales lightly dance around a father and daughter out for a paddle off the coast of Australia.
Experts say it is one of the largest documented bee deaths in the Western U.S.
The ocean is a scary place. Below about 200 metres, no light can penetrate and the water becomes pitch-black.
Regenerating organs and damaged tissues has long been the dream of forward-thinking biologists and medical researchers, but it wasn't until advances in stem cell technology in the 1990s that such a dream became a reality.
Silkworms in a Japanese lab are busy spinning silks that glow in the dark. But these silkworms, unlike others that have been fed rainbow-colored dyes, don’t need any dietary interventions to spin in color: They’ve been genetically engineered to produ
The laboratory of Vera Gorbunova and Andrei Seluanov, a husband-and-wife team of biologists at the University of Rochester, has the feel of a petting zoo.
Honeybees aren't native to U.S., but these other amazing bees are. And they contribute to pollinating delicious American crops such as pumpkins, blueberries and tomatoes.
While whale sharks might not harm swimmers, it is possible that swimmers can harm whale sharks.
Enormous mosquitoes known as gallinippers (or Psorophora ciliata) have been spotted in Florida, according to WKMG, a CBS affiliate.
HiveBio in Seattle is not the world's first community-based biology lab, but it may be the first one started by a high school student. Her name is Katriona Guthrie-Honea, and her co-founder is Bergen McMurray.
A shocking new study finds that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide, “…may be the most biologically disruptive chemical in our environment,” capable of contributing to a wide range of fatal human diseases.
If you think that belly fat is just an issue for people who are overweight, think again -- even people who are at a healthy weight and exercise regularly can have it.
Turns out the man-eating bird was real.
Bed bugs may soon become a more manageable pest, as they may fall victim to new science that mimics bean plant leaves.
An elderly woman in Germany who heard her doorbell rung repeatedly late at night naturally called the cops.
It’s the dream of kids all around the world to see giant beasts walk the Earth again. Could -- and should -- that dream be realized? Hendrik Poinar gives an informative talk on the next -- really -- big thing:
YOU may be walking on chimp-like feet without knowing it. At least 1 in 13 of us have feet that are specially adapted for climbing trees.
Scientific and technological advances are making that an awfully complicated question.
Plants buried inside the Teardrop Glacier in the Canadian Arctic 400 years ago still have the ability to regrow, according to a new study published Monday in the U.S. journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
From a snail-eating snake to a harp-shaped sponge… Quentin Wheeler on whittling down 18,000 new species to 10 favourites
Cockroaches are evolving to avoid poisonous bait.
Every cell in your body carries your entire genetic code.
Bruce Lipton believes 98% of all illness is environmental, while a mere 2% of disease can be traced to genetic disposition.
Not every creepy-crawly is a pest to be squashed. Here's a list to help you sort the helpful insects in your garden from the not-so-helpful.
German researchers have uncovered another cautionary tale about the importation of a species that quickly becomes an invasive threat.
A discovery of the oldest known fossils from two major primate groups fills in a 10-million-year gap in the record and reveals new information about evolution
“I’m showing you slices of the brain,” Joy Hirsch, the Director of fMRI Research at Columbia University Medical Center tells me.
Researchers announced Wednesday, May 15, in the journal Cell that they've been able to make stable colonies of embryonic stem cells by injecting the DNA from 'adult' human cells into a human egg cell emptied out of its genetic material.
For the first time, scientists have captured 3D images of caterpillars caught in the process of morphing into butterflies.
States report first wave of impending invasion.