African mountain bamboos are something of a mystery, as nearly all bamboos are found in Asia or South America.
A second herd of genetically pure, disease-free Yellowstone bison have been restored to the Great Plains, where millions of the creatures roamed until the early 19th century, various media outlets have reported.
The three blind mice might not be so anymore. Researchers restored sight to mice through a new prosthetic that they say could lead to the same in millions of blind people across the globe, according to a new study, published in the journal Proceeding
Eight Year Old Gabby Williams Doesn't Age; Her Genetic Disorder Could Be The Secret to 'Biological Immortality'
When next you meet a rat or raccoon on the streets of your city, or see a starling or sparrow on a suburban lawn, take a moment to ask: Where did they come from, so to speak? And where are they going?
Turkeys rely on wing-men to score females.
Video of the Day: Baby Crocs Hone Hunting Skills
Shark fishing season has officially begun for the ORB LAB. Last Friday, a crew struck out to try and recapture sharks carrying tags containing valuable information about the species assemblage encountered by these coastal apex predators.
It’s late June, and San Miguel Island’s white sand beaches are filled with barking sea lions. More than 100,000 of them. The marine mammals have come to this windy, remote island to breed and give birth –
The team found that seven of 13 plants purchased at top retailers contained neonicotinoids, a type of pesticide known for causing harm to insects.
Bone eating worms survive by eating the skeletons of whales on the seafloor of the Antarctic continent.
The idea that Megalodon is still alive is pretty wild, and fun to ponder. But is it really possible? When you consider that some researchers claim we know more about the surface of the moon that we do of the deep ocean, perhaps it's not such a stran
Once it's created, plastic (almost) never dies. While in 12th grade Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao went in search of a new bacteria to biodegrade plastic -- specifically by breaking down phthalates, a harmful plasticizer.
Dolphins may have pretty good memories.
The silky anteater, shown here, could be climbing trees in its native forests soon.
Previously, monogamy was believed to have evolved from a selection for paternal support.
Humanity's dramatic race across the Old World after it left its African cradle has been told countless times.
Armed with branch cutters, pillowcases, and a vibrator, a team of scientists has discovered how social spiders in India assign chores within their colonies – and they say it has to do with spider personalities.
The study of flocking has suffered from a lack of detailed measurements. Now advanced computer vision techniques that can simultaneously track the movement of thousands of birds are leading to remarkable new insights, say researchers
Biologists say they have identified a new ocellated whipray species after analyzing tissues samples collected in various parts of the Indio-Pacific region.
You suck. Stop killing the animals. go kill each other. you do more damage than a million wolves could ever do.Read Letter
Creating a pond that attracts dragonflies is like having your own team of live-in exterminators.
The study’s findings could help in the design of synthetic materials with similar properties.
Philosopher John Searle lays out the case for studying human consciousness -- and systematically shoots down some of the common objections to taking it seriously. As we learn more about the brain processes that cause awareness, ....
Once it's created, plastic (almost) never dies. While in 12th grade Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao went in search of a new bacteria to biodegrade plastic...
The AquaFarm is a miniature aquaponics factory for your kitchen. It’s just the latest in the company’s plan to help you produce more things to eat in your own home.
New research shows that great white sharks power their non-stop journeys of more than 2,500 miles with energy stored as fat and oil in their massive livers. The findings provide novel insights into the biology of these ocean predators.
Plant-eating sauropods produced new teeth as often as twice monthly and had as many as nine backup teeth per tooth socket, new research shows.
Just take the Krebs Cycle train to the Carbon transfer!
Scientists unearth a big-nosed, long-horned dinosaur -- Nasutoceratops titusi -- in southern Utah