Why don't bears' muscles atrophy during hibernation?
January 6, 2020, 8:27 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Researchers hope to help humans borrow some secrets of bear biology.
Endangered black rhino baby born on Christmas Eve at Michigan zoo
December 27, 2019, 2:21 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The baby boy appears healthy and is nursing regularly, according to zoo officials.
NASA image reveals 'cosmic candy cane' at the center of the Milky Way
December 20, 2019, 4:18 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Unlike most candy canes, however, this one is 190 light-years long and made of ionized gas.
Rural community that lost two coal mines is now teaching kids to install solar panels
December 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m. by Russell McLendon
A program in Colorado's Delta County aims to ensure a brighter future for the next generation.
Catastrophic fires in Australia raise concerns about the future of koalas
December 12, 2019, 11:24 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Rescuers are racing to save koalas as a barrage of bushfires roar across the country.
Meteorological winter arrives with a roar in North America
December 2, 2019, 4 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Early December snowstorms wreak havoc weeks ahead of the winter solstice.
A blue whale's heart may only beat twice per minute when diving for food
November 27, 2019, 9:51 a.m. by Russell McLendon
This is the first time scientists have recorded the heart rate of a blue whale, the largest animal on Earth.
20 minutes in nature a day is your ticket to feeling better
Astonished divers come across a massive jellyfish off the coast of England
How much screen time is too much for kids?
16 houseplants that are almost impossible to kill
These birds prove you don't need a big brain for a complex social life
Meet the world's 8 tallest land animals