July 30, 2016, 11:42 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Scientists are baffled at this seemingly altruistic behavior, which seems to be a concerted global effort to foil killer whale hunts.
How to protect the world's largest living thing? Build it a border wall
July 30, 2016, 8:38 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Pando, the world's largest living thing, is dying. But conservationists have found an unexpected way to protect it.
For English bulldogs, the gene pool has nearly dried up
July 29, 2016, 1:34 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
The popular breed has endured so much selective breeding that any new diversity is nearly impossible, study says.
6 things we learned from the Philae comet lander, as it goes silent
July 29, 2016, 10:55 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
The history-making spacecraft made some incredible discoveries during its short life on the surface of a 2.5-mile-wide comet.
Wildlife rangers put their lives on the lines with little support
July 29, 2016, 6 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Find out how you can help these brave rangers on World Ranger Day.
Mysterious baby star might grow up to be loneliest star in the universe
July 28, 2016, 3:51 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Weird star forming 'in the middle of nowhere' leaves scientists baffled about where it came from.
How Rocky the orangutan is giving us clues to human speech
July 28, 2016, 3:05 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
He's able to learn new sounds and control his voice in a conversational way.
Jupiter's famous red spot is insanely hot! Scientists probe for explanations
July 28, 2016, 12:22 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
The high heat created by this centuries old superstorm is a curious mystery, but researchers are getting closer to unraveling it.
You can help NASA track climate change from your phone
July 28, 2016, 7:52 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
App taps the power of citizen scientists to gather data on nature and weather.
The ancestor of all known life was a microbe that ate hydrogen from deep-sea volcanoes
July 28, 2016, 6:05 a.m. by Russell McLendon
A new study paints a detailed portrait of Earth's last universal common ancestor, known as 'LUCA.'