After about two months of nail-biting wait for April the giraffe at Animal Adventure Park to go into labor, the pregnant giraffe has finally given birth!
Scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Turtle Survival Alliance has stumbled upon 44 eggs of the Burmese roofed turtle, one of the rarest reptiles in the world.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Thursday that it will allow the marketing of 23andMe Personal Genome Service Genetic Health Risk (GHR) tests to give consumers information regarding their risk to certain diseases.
A new exposé from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) reveals that besides U.S. and Africa, Vietnam also houses reptile farms that violate basic animal rights.
After days of only picking at grain and hay, April the giraffe has regained her appetite. The zoo said that this behavior is quite normal for pregnant giraffes as soon-to-be-mothers usually eat a lot before giving birth.
Because of the high percentage of RNA editing in cephalopods, these creatures have suppressed their ability for genomic evolution just to maintain their flexibility in RNA editing.
An Egyptian archaeological mission working in the Dashur Necroplis have recently announced the discovery of a 3,700-year-old pyramid about 40 kilometers south of Cairo. The said pyramid may be an evidence of Egypt's first attempt to build smooth-sided pyramids.
A 12-ounce serving of Black Insomnia coffee has four times the amount of caffeine in a regular cup and is 1.7 times over the recommended daily caffeine limit set by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Animal Adventure Park announced that the pregnant giraffe is continuing to show contractions and significant changes on her "back end." April is in her last hours of pregnancy and is expected to give birth in the next 24 hours.
The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced that the West Indian manatee has been delisted as a "threatened" species under the Endangered Species Act. However, animal groups are not happy, saying the decision may result to greater threats.
Researchers from Ohio State University have found a way to recycle food waste, specifically eggshells and tomato skin, into car tires, replacing carbon black, a petroleum-based filler used in creating tires.
The search is on for the extinct Tasmanian tiger after an extremely detailed sighting in Far North Queensland. The legendary thylacine was declared extinct in 1936 when the last of its species died at Hobart Zoo in Australia.
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is currently investigating human waste found in Coca-cola cans manufactured by the Hellenic Bottling Company in Lisburn, North Ireland.
Ready to fly outside Earth? Jeff Bezos' space company, Blue Origin, has released images of its new space tourism vehicle, New Shepard.