Race to control python population before it undermines officials' efforts to restore natural water flow through EvergladesFederal wildlife officials alarmed by an infestation of Burmese pythons in the Florida Everglades have tried radio tracking coll
Sailor lore once told of a whale so enormous that captains would mistake it for an island, anchoring their ships to the beast and ordering men ashore.
Earlier research endeavors indicated that oxygen started to accumulate in the atmosphere 2.3 billion years ago.
What if insects just couldn't climb into your house?
Biologists have released remarkable photographs of a golden eagle attacking a deer in far eastern Russia after a remote digital camera designed to shoot wandering tigers accidentally captured the beasts' mortal struggle.
Psychologist Elizabeth Loftus studies memories. More precisely, she studies false memories, when people either remember things that didn't happen or remember them differently from the way they really were.
Honeybees have thrived for 50 million years, each colony 40 to 50,000 individuals coordinated in amazing harmony.
Can we edit the content of our memories? It’s a sci-fi-tinged question that Steve Ramirez and Xu Liu are asking in their lab at MIT.
Hailed as the greatest pickpocket in the world, Apollo Robbins studies the quirks of human behavior as he steals your watch.
Gears are ubiquitous in the man-made world, found in items ranging from wristwatches to car engines, but it seems that nature invented them first.
Get the bees'-eye view.
One of the goals of modern science is to be able to thoroughly study how a creature functions. Scientists are one step closer to this goal with the recent development of a 3D imaging technique that will be able to map an entire nervous system.
Two years ago, Anthony Atala took to the stage at TED and showed the world that human organs could be 3D printed.
Meteorites baked in Earth's hydrothermal vents might have released molecules crucial to forming cell-like membranes in early life forms.
Wolves were once native to the US' Yellowstone National Park -- until hunting wiped them out. But when, in 1995, the wolves began to come back, something interesting happened: the rest of the park began to find a new, more healthful balance.
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Over 3,000 compounds isolated in largest urinalysis ever
The winding journeys of prairie chicken No. 112 make your Fitbit step count look like chump change.
Naval exercises could kill hundreds of whales, dolphins.
Something in the Peruvian Amazon is making weird, intricate structures that resemble white picket fences surrounding an Isengard-like spire.
On a loud, hectic street in Albany, CA, just north of Berkeley, Eric Steen and Jeffrey Dietrich step tentatively into a dusty warehouse, gingerly avoiding the detritus of previous tenants.
A driver for a courier company sets a new state record in Mississippi by catching a huge alligator which weighed in at 727lbs.
Whales tan too. Just like us, they do it to protect themselves from powerful ultraviolet radiation.
Dr Christos Ioannou at the University of Bristol has been awarded a five year research fellowship by NERC for the study of predator-prey relationships, using robotic prey to lure predatory fish.
The ocean might seem solely a perilous place, where countless marine creatures are endlessly fighting for survival in the dark depths.
For many people, feeding ducks and geese with bread at the local lake are some of their earliest and most cherished memories.
The storage capacity of the world’s oceans is limited, and the absorption of excess carbon dioxide has a devastating effect on marine life.
Blue marlins are known for putting up a huge fight when they are hooked.
MERS is a viral respiratory illness that was first reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012.
Dutch researchers reported Tuesday the achievement of some de-facto “mind reading” using an MRI scan and a mathematical model.