Every spring, Great Smoky Mountains National Park hosts the largest gathering of special fireflies.
Administration hits the brakes on proposal to expand offshore drilling in Atlantic
April 25, 2019, 3:04 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The Department of the Interior says it's waiting to let a recent ruling that bans similar drilling in the Arctic.
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A sled dog flunks racing school but aces the happy ending
April 25, 2019, 1:34 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Maggie lost her voice from straining at her chain.
Why one of the world's largest emperor penguin colonies is collapsing
April 25, 2019, 12:03 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Sea-ice changes at the Halley Bay colony has caused a once massive breeding site to all but disappear, say scientists.
How an earthquake and El Nino created the Neskowin Ghost Forest
April 25, 2019, 9:27 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Ancient tree stumps float from the sand and water at low tide.
'Mind-reading' device can translate your brain activity into audible sentences
April 24, 2019, 9:57 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Your inner monologue could soon be made public.
How California's improving air quality is putting a dent in the region's dangerous fog
April 24, 2019, 1:41 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The dense fog has dropped 76% in recent years.
What would Earth look like if all the ice melted?
Interactive map plots your address over 750 million years of Earth's history
Ancient Irish 'healing soil,' once used by Druids, really works
The gorillas in this selfie want to be just as cool as the man who protects them
16 plants that repel unwanted insects
11 animals more likely to kill you than sharks