Five geckos sent into orbit on a Russian space satellite as part of a breeding experiment have all died, the Russian space agency reports.
Asian camel crickets with a voracious appetite for just about anything - including each other - have now invaded homes across the eastern United States, researchers report.
Everyone wants to know what the secret to a long, healthy life is, and now researchers may have found the answer from an unlikely source. Naked mole rats, it seems, are able to defy aging due to certain cells that enhance protein integrity, according to a new study.
There are only 78 killer whales left in Pudget Sound, and their numbers continue to decline.
While it may seem peculiar, horseshoe crabs are changing the game of medical research, as scientists have discovered a key protein found in their blood.
Researchers believe they have successfully mapped every known species that lives the Antarctic ocean, creating an atlas that they hope will make the effects of climate change in the region easier to track.
When male frogs try to put the moves on the local ladies during mating season, they may be unwittingly inviting a bat attack, according to a new study.
The Oregon spotted frog will now receive protection under the Endangered Species Act, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced Thursday.
Many conservationists will always say that there is no such thing as "enough" species protection. However, new research has revealed just how the current level of marine life protection isn't even adequate enough to allow threatened ecosystems to recover.
A newly discovered mammal called the olinguito, which didn't even have its own species name until a year ago, is now building its biography with help from dozens of bird watchers, scientists and others who are sharing their glimpses of this elusive creature.
Giant panda Ai Hin has been accused of faking her pregnancy to get extra food and attention.
Spiders get a personality boost from long-term "friendships" with fellow web-weavers, a new study finds.
People do it. They see someone near them yawn and then they yawn too. But new research shows that yawning is contagious among animals, mainly wolves, as well.
Dogs are more than furry bundles of love that like to run and play. New research shows that they can be great personal trainers, too.