Anniversary of the Endangered Species Act
41 years after the Endangered Species act, what is its legacy?
Christmas Bird Count and Citizen Science Through The Years
The Christmas Bird Count is upon us! From Dec. 14 until Jan. 5, birders of all stripes will be participating in a long-running "citizen science" project.
Within The Animal Kingdom, Sometimes Father Knows Best
Who’s your daddy? If you’re a giant salamander, he’s the one who fanned your nest with his tail, of course.
Help is on the Way for Snakebite Victims
Researchers have developed a way to identify the species of snake through a DNA swab of the bite, without killing it.
Driving the Evolution of Cliff Swallows
Charles R. Brown and Mary Bomberger Brown have been studying cliff swallows (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) in southwestern Nebraska since the early 1980s.
If You Cloned a Mammoth…
Can a mammoth be cloned?
How The Near Extinction of Indian Vultures Led to Disaster
The populations of the nine species of Indian vultures began to plummet in the 1990s
Baby Sea Turtles and the “Lost Year”
Scientists have a way to follow baby sea turtles during their frantic first hours of life.
Lights! Camera! Anglerfish!
For the first time, scientists have footage of the black sea devil anglerfish Melanocetus sp. in its natural environment.
The Improbable Fanged Deer of Afghanistan
Last seen more than a half century ago, a rare fanged deer has been rediscovered in Afghanistan