The risk of extinction is highest for Earth's largest and smallest animals
September 21, 2017, 10:21 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Humans seem to be causing 'a radical shift in the living architecture of the planet,' researchers say.
Busy bats crash into windows due to 'acoustic illusions'
September 11, 2017, 9:52 a.m. by Russell McLendon
A new study reveals how smooth, vertical surfaces can confuse a bat's echolocation abilities.
Finally, a little good news for American honeybees
August 4, 2017, 2:36 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Bees of all stripes face a wide range of threats, but a new survey suggests at least a little relief for U.S. apiaries.
6 things to know about Earth's 6th mass extinction
July 11, 2017, 10:18 a.m. by Russell McLendon
At least five similar die-offs have happened before, but this is the first in human history — and the first with human help.
Are you peeling your banana the right way?
Why do men tell women to smile?
Remember that kid who invented a way to clean up ocean plastic? He's back, and it's happening
Farmers' Almanac warns of brutal winter
Mysterious pink tube 'creature' baffles divers
Meet Frida, the dog who comes to the rescue whenever disaster strikes