Scientists who examined the dengue viral strain that caused big problems in Puerto Rico in 1994 say that they know more now about why some strains are worse than others.
A new type of leafhopper has been found in the New Jersey Pine Barrens.
Researchers are currently testing male GM mosquitoes whose young die without maturing, in two locations in Brazil. They want to try Florida, too.
Only a small percentage of closely related animal species will have contact due to climate change by end of century, say researchers.
An annual survey of whales in New Zealand's Cook Strait spotted a rare white whale yesterday.
An animal buried 2,000 years ago in funeral mounds along the Illinois River has been found to be a very young bobcat.
It's official! The chimpanzee is a fully protected species in the United States regardless of whether it is a captive or wild animal. And that's good news for humanity's closest primate relative, as it means that all chimps in US labs will be 'retiring' from the exhausting (and arguably maddening) world of research.
Having developed new-and-improved "decoys" that imitate female invasive insects the Emerald Ash Borer, scientists are hoping to preserve new-growth ash trees, the insects' quarry.
Leaf lettuce can be kept alive with red and blue targeted LEDs.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently ruled that the North American gray wolf will remain classified as an endangered species despite its speedy recovery across the continent. Strangely enough, many conservationists looking to compromise with angry farmers and state officials are saying that this is not the good news they were hoping to hear.
Mice exposed to cat urine at a young age will very likely fail to run off when they see cats later in life.
With isotopic analysis and x-ray imaging of saber-tooth tigers from the La Brea Tar Pits, scientists have determined the growth rate of the prehistoric cats' long teeth.
Trained rescuers freed a young whale from rope and buoy entanglement off False Bay, South Africa. Entanglement is a major cause of death for marine mammals each year, worldwide.
The elephant-like mammoth had genetic differences that caused its curly hair, extra weight, and ability to withstand cold.