GPS-fitted marine animals create first-ever atlas of the Patagonian Sea
November 17, 2009, 4:33 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
An unprecedented 300-page atlas of the Patagonian Sea has been 'written' by the marine animals that live there -- with the help of fitted GPS collars.
Newly evolved finch appears on the Galapagos Islands
November 16, 2009, 9:40 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Evolution caught in the act? An isolated population of finches have odd-shaped beaks, sing differently, and don't breed with others.
Deep sea probe to record never-heard-before whale song
November 10, 2009, 8:46 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Acoustic-equipped undersea glider cruises at depths of 1,000 meters to capture the mysterious music of whales.
Men offered $1,300 to test male birth control pill
November 6, 2009, 10:11 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Paying men to help test a male contraceptive pill is one thing, but getting them to spend that money on purchasing it might be another.
Robot fish to swim in schools and test water quality
November 2, 2009, 6:01 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Researchers are developing robotic fish to swim our waterways and patrol for pollutants.
10 events that need their own landfills
October 29, 2009, 5:13 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Wherever people gather en masse, so does their trash. Even large-scale events with good environmental intentions can result in a heap of rubbish. To serve as a reminder to tread lightly, here are 10 of the world's dirtiest events.
Scientists discover how naked mole rats stay cancer-free
October 27, 2009, 3:30 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Naked mole rats are the only known animals in the world that don't get cancer. Now scientists know why, and it may be the key to the cure.