What the singing mice of Costa Rica can tell us about human conversation
February 28, 2019, 4:45 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Studying the vocalizations of these remarkable rodents could teach us more about human speech.
Hermit crabs are attracted to the smell of their own dead, for one very morbid reason
February 25, 2019, 5:30 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Gatherings might look like a funeral, but they have another purpose.
Scientists think they know purpose of the cassowary's casque
February 18, 2019, 1:17 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
After 200 years of uncertainty, Australian researchers think they've solved the mystery of the cassowary's casque.
Black panther spotted in Kenya is first sighting in almost a century
February 13, 2019, 4:38 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
'Almost everyone has a story about seeing one — it's such a mythical thing.'
Eerie ancient spider fossils still have spooky glowing eyes
February 12, 2019, 11:45 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Their reflective eyes likely gave them superior night vision.
Rare video shows a baby humpback whale swimming with its mom minutes after birth
February 5, 2019, 3:09 p.m. by Ben Bolton
Researcher Lars Bejder says its the closest he's gotten to seeing a live birth in 25 years.
The weird and beautiful life hiding in Antarctica's frigid depths
February 5, 2019, 11:24 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers are quickly scrambling to catalog these unique species before climate change impacts their icy habitats.
To master new songs, zebra finches seek their mother's approval
February 4, 2019, 1:51 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
'Hey, mom! Listen to this!'