Tool for making lab animals transparent may revolutionize anatomy
August 24, 2016, 5:20 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Called uDISCO, the process will allow scientists to 'fly' through a mammal's neural pathways and blood vessels in unprecedented detail.
Humpback whales around the globe are mysteriously rescuing animals from orcas
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 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.
America's last group of research chimps will make their home in North Georgia
July 26, 2016, 8:34 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Project Chimps sanctuary offers peaceful retirement (and smoothies) to its residents.
Boozy primates may hint at the roots of alcoholism
July 20, 2016, 3:15 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
A proclivity for fruits and nectars with the highest alcohol content could offer some primates an evolutionary advantage.
Scientists have finally discovered why turtles have shells
July 18, 2016, 10:27 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Turtles use their shells as shields today, but these devices evolved for a completely different reason.
Breakthrough study may finally explain why we sleep
July 16, 2016, 1:44 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
All animals need to sleep, but why? It's one of the great puzzles of biology, and it might finally have a solution.