Naked mole-rats essentially turn into plants when oxygen is low
April 20, 2017, 9:54 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
These resilient mammals can survive for hours in conditions that would kill humans in minutes.
The strange history of the man-eating lions of Tsavo
April 20, 2017, 12:05 p.m. by John Platt
The lions reportedly killed up to 135 people in 1898, but does the truth live up to the myth?
Bizarre new species of crab lives entirely in trees
April 11, 2017, 6:35 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Crabs might occasionally climb trees, but this is the first documented species that makes them home.
If animal testing doesn't translate to humans, should we keep doing it the same way?
April 10, 2017, 1:28 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Some researchers say it's time to look at lab animals as patients, not tools.
Tasmanian tiger 'sightings' prompt new scientific hunt
March 28, 2017, 4:07 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Following fresh eyewitness evidence, researchers are placing dozens of camera traps in a remote region of Australia.
These parrots high-five in the air while laughing contagiously
March 20, 2017, 11:23 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Rare human-like birds know how to have a good time, use tools, and even solve logical puzzles.
Scientists capture first footage of rare True's beaked whales
March 8, 2017, 11:41 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
We know very little about these mysterious, deep-diving creatures.
Meet Boston Dynamics' family of strange and amazing robots
February 28, 2017, 10:03 a.m. by Michael Graham Richard
These robots imitate human and animal movements, making them impressive — and a little creepy.
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
Soothing massage is too much for tiny bird
Tiny Oregon 'ghost town' may be reborn as a permaculture school
Where is your dog on the canine family tree?
What's that sound? 7 wildlife calls you might hear in your backyard
In praise of 'scruffy hospitality'