7 species with 'superpowers' thanks to evolution and invasion
July 18, 2017, 8:42 a.m. by Angela Nelson
Freeze-resistant cockroaches and poison-proof rats are just a few of the animals that developed superpower-like abilities to stay alive.
A state of emergency for turtles has been declared in Ontario
July 12, 2017, 8:18 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Why you really need to slow down and mind these road-crossing reptiles.
Spirit of Henry David Thoreau's 'Walden' lives on at state park
July 11, 2017, 3:35 p.m. by Catie Leary
Henry David Thoreau's beloved slice of exquisite nature still exists today in the form of a Walden Pond State Reservation.
School-age boy saves a species after quest to find an 'extinct' frog
July 10, 2017, 12:38 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The frog had been feared extinct for at least the last 30 years.
Thousands of bulging methane bubbles could explode in Siberia
July 7, 2017, 1:04 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Scientists estimate more than 7,000 dangerous methane 'bumps' have formed in the region over the last couple of years.
These wild birds fashion drumsticks and make original beats
July 2, 2017, 11:21 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Chicks dig drummers, apparently.
Just because the sun isn't shining, doesn't mean it isn't beautiful outside
July 1, 2017, 1:09 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The world is a gorgeous place even when Mother Nature is giving us somber weather.
Scientists solve an ancient animal riddle that stumped Darwin himself
June 29, 2017, 12:43 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers used a groundbreaking genetic analysis to give an extinct giant mammal a place on the tree of life.
Finches add cigarette butts to their nests to ward off pests
June 27, 2017, 1:27 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
It's the equivalent of chemical warfare in the animal kingdom.
How do you transplant a giant sequoia? Very carefully
June 26, 2017, 2:37 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
800,000-pound landmark, donated as a seedling by naturalist John Muir more than a century ago, was moved to allow for the expansion of a hospital.