Scientists plan to clone giant pandas from Edinburgh Zoo in Scotland in hopes of saving the endangered species.
Fire ants in South Carolina team up to survive flooding waters.
A new mammal species that has been dubbed the "hog-nosed rat" for its prominent flat pink, pig-like nose has been discovered in a remote part of Indonesia.
Thirty years after Russia's Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded and released massive amounts of radioactive particles into the atmosphere, driving human inhabitants to permanently abandon the area, this so-called "dead zone" has become home to multiple thriving wildlife populations.
A film project in northern California that intended to prove or disprove the existence of Bigfoot has snagged rare footage of what is said to be the rare Humboldt marten, which was considered for Endangered Species Act coverage last spring.
CRISPR, a gene-editing system, could have serious consequences if rapidly spreading genes end up in the wrong species.
Paul Walker, a Hollywood actor who met an untimely death in 2013 after appearing in films since the late '90s, was a marine biology fan and had studied it in community college. His foundation recently presented awards at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Pathogen-carrying ticks are hitching rides from Central and South America on migratory birds.
University of Exeter scientists recently added more learnings to an idea that has been around for a bit--that butterfly wings collect warmth from the sun, helping the creature to survive. The researchers are using that information to design solar panels.
When an asteroid impacted Earth 66 million years ago, many species, including dinosaurs, faced extinction. But a furry beaver-like species actually survived and became top dog in the newly available environment.
Paleontologists from the University of Michigan recently excavated almost 20 percent of a complete woolly mammoth skeleton from a local wheat field. The discovery was made by farmer and landowner who was digging to install a drainage pipe.
Researchers at woods Hole Oceanographic Institution recently learned about the mysterious area where warm water surges along the Continental Shelf, brought there by the Gulf Stream on the East Coast.
A recent study closely examined the evolution of a fruit fly species known as Acanthiophilus. Their findings shed light on the species' distribution and could help manage pests in the future.
Using Maiasaura fossil bones, researchers recently revealed the most detailed life history of any dinosaur known.
After facing significant population declines, the military and great green macaws are now listed as an endangered species. As a result, import into and export out of the U.S. without a permit will be illegal.