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Life Discovered In Lake That Hasn't Seen Sunlight For Millions Of Years

Life Discovered In Lake That Hasn't Seen Sunlight For Millions Of Years

Becky Oskin  08.21.2014
Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, teems with microscopic life. Tiny organisms dwell on the ice and live inside glaciers, and now,...
REVEALED: How The Brain Gets Its Wrinkles

REVEALED: How The Brain Gets Its Wrinkles

Bahar Gholipour  08.21.2014
The reason our brains have that wrinkly, walnut shape may be that the rapid growth of the brain's outer brain — the gray matter — is...
Scientists Now Know How Lizards Regrow Their Tails, And That's Good News For Humans

Scientists Now Know How Lizards Regrow Their Tails, And That's Good News For Humans

Jacqueline Howard  08.21.2014
When a lizard loses its tail, it grows back. But how? Scientists have taken a big step closer to answering that question by pinpointing...
Genes Reveal Reason Pygmies Are So Short

Genes Reveal Reason Pygmies Are So Short

Charles Q. Choi  08.19.2014
Pygmy traits independently evolved many times among different peoples around the world, because shorter heights may have helped them live...
Odd Fossil Finally Has A Home After Decades Of Uncertainty

Odd Fossil Finally Has A Home After Decades Of Uncertainty

David Freeman  08.18.2014
A fossil considered one of the oddest ever found may finally have its proper place in evolutionary history. New research conducted at the...
Lab Scientist Kept Quiet About Major Blunder, Report Says

Lab Scientist Kept Quiet About Major Blunder, Report Says

08.16.2014
NEW YORK (AP) — A government scientist kept silent about a potentially dangerous lab blunder and revealed it only after workers in another...
Are Male Cats Good Kitty Daddies?

Are Male Cats Good Kitty Daddies?

08.14.2014
If it wasn't for personal experience I would have said the answer is no, but I once became friends with a wild male cat who showed me otherwise....
Time To Rethink Your Antiperspirant?

Time To Rethink Your Antiperspirant?

Jacqueline Howard  08.14.2014
It's enough to make you break out in a cold sweat: a provocative new study suggests that the antiperspirants we use to keep from smelling...
Treats Make Dolphins Squeal Like Happy Kids

Treats Make Dolphins Squeal Like Happy Kids

Tanya Lewis  08.14.2014
Almost like giggling children, dolphins and whales squeal with delight when they get a fishy treat, a new study finds. These marine mammals...

Will Humans Go Extinct If All Animals Die?

08. 7.2014
This question originally appeared on Quora:Will humans go extinct if all other animals die? Answer by Suzanne Sadedin, Evolutionary...
WATCH: The Terrifying Moment When A Great White Shark Attacks

WATCH: The Terrifying Moment When A Great White Shark Attacks

David Freeman  08. 6.2014
What's it like to be attacked by a Great White shark? Now's your chance to find out--and you don't have to risk life and limb. A scary...
Views From Down Under -- Trauma

Views From Down Under -- Trauma

08. 4.2014
I recently attended a trauma workshop for therapists and what I took from this session really made me sit up and take note. Australia is...
Scientists Create 'See-Through' Mice

Scientists Create 'See-Through' Mice

07.31.2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers have found a way to make see-through mice, but you won't find these critters scampering in your kitchen. The...
Taiwan Follows in the Scientific Footsteps of Florida State Park

Taiwan Follows in the Scientific Footsteps of Florida State Park

07.29.2014
In 2009 two Taiwanese national-park employees arrived at my doorstep in Sarasota, Florida, determined to learn everything about the canopy...