2019 was the second-hottest year on record, ending the hottest decade on Earth
January 16, 2020, 12:02 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
'You haven't seen anything yet,' scientists warn.
Gingko biloba trees guard a secret fountain of youth
January 14, 2020, 3 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The ginkgo biloba is unlikely to ever die of old age, researchers say, though it does succumb to stressors like drought.
Diego the giant tortoise has dedicated himself to the survival of his species
January 13, 2020, 2:16 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
And by that we mean this tortoise has had a lot of sex, fathering an estimated 800 offspring.
Birds and bats have strange gut bacteria, and it might help them fly
January 8, 2020, 1:54 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
They don't seem to rely on their microbiome for the same reasons we do.
Color-changing brittle stars can see — even without eyes
January 3, 2020, 12:46 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The brittle star appears to use its color-changing powers for vision.
For these bears in the Ukraine, it's too warm to hibernate
December 31, 2019, 8:33 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Warming temperatures have triggered brown bear 'insomnia.'
World's oldest fossil forest discovered in New York
December 23, 2019, 8:30 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Some of the roots are revealed in web-like patterns as big as 36-feet wide.
Mountain gorilla numbers are heading in the right direction
December 17, 2019, 2:03 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Conservationists celebrate the 'fragile success' of these endangered animals.
Bougainville residents overwhelmingly vote to become world's newest nation
December 12, 2019, 1:15 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Residents voted overwhelmingly to become independent from Papua New Guinea.
Researchers develop a new way to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere
Putting on a 'game face' may actually boost your performance
Why avocados are good for you
How to make oat milk
Australian fires reveal ancient water system built long before the pyramids
Scientists accidentally discover new type of immune cell that kills most cancers