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Bee Study Showing Bugs' 'Personalities' Has Biologists Buzzing

Posted 03.09.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/08/2012 02:09 PM EST on LiveScience Like humans and other vertebrates, some bees are ...

Hollywood Director Plans Risky Plunge To Deep Ocean Floor

Posted 05.09.2012 | Science

By: Andrea Mustain Published: 03/08/2012 10:31 AM EST on OurAmazingPlanet Filmmaker and explorer James Cameron has unveiled plans to visit the d...

Woolly Mammoth Extinction Gets Surprising New Explanation

| Posted 03.06.2012 | Science

The past few tens of millennia were hard times for the "megafauna" of the world. Hundreds of big-bodied species—from the mammoths of North America t...

Cloned Mammoths, Robotic Animals Coming To A Zoo Near You?

Posted 03.05.2012 | Science

In the future, going to the zoo will be pretty wild. From cloned versions of extinct animals and big habitats where human visitors and not the animals...

Monster Penguins Fossils Unearthed In New Zealand, Scientists Say

Posted 02.29.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 02/27/2012 02:08 PM EST on LiveScience New Zealand was once home to the tallest pengu...

PHOTOS: Puppy-Sized Prehistoric Horses May Portend Puny Humans

| Katherine Harmon | Posted 02.24.2012 | Science

The first horses in North America would not have been able to hold their own in the Triple Crown. At just about 5.6 kilograms the Sifrhippus sandra...

When Will Zoos Go Robotic?

Posted 04.18.2012 | Science

By: InnovationNewsDaily Staff Published: 02/16/2012 11:38 PM EST on InnovationNewsDaily It's 2060, and you're planning to visit your grandkids...

Bizarre Beetle Sperm Use Special Trick To Get Job Done

Posted 02.07.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 02/06/2012 03:13 PM EST on LiveScience The sperm of the male diving beetle is serious...

Spiders' Unique 3D Vision Trait

Posted 03.27.2012 | Science

By: Joseph Castro, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 01/26/2012 02:20 PM EST on LiveScience Jumping spiders, which hunt by pouncing on their p...

PHOTO: Scientists Make Supersoldier Ants

LiveScience | Wynne Parry | Posted 03.07.2012 | Science

By Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer (Click here for the original article.) When eight bizarrely big-headed soldier ants turned up in a wi...

America The Beautiful? Thank Beavers

Posted 01.04.2012 | Science

Next time you're enjoying the natural beauty of a river valley, you can thank the local beavers for their contribution. The far-reaching impact of ...

'Gay' Penguin Couple To Be Separated In Toronto

Posted 01.07.2012 | Gay Voices

The planned separation of a "gay" penguin couple at the Toronto Zoo is causing a commotion both among zoologists and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and tr...

Are We Really That Different In Love?

Dan Wharton, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dan Wharton, Ph.D.

After years of getting to know a few thousand animals on a first name basis at the Brookfield Zoo, I have come to the conclusion that the so-called divide between animals and humans is really a laugh.

One Complete Idiot's Guide to Hospitality Suite Scrapbooks

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

My misleading last name (I'm not rich!) begins with "A." I hold a position (archivist) on the National Society of Newspaper Columnists board that also...

"The Hannitus"

Dave Hackel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Hackel

They're known for their closed minds and their unparalleled ability to continuously perpetuate deception by spinning, backpedaling and talking over all other animals in their proximity.

"Unicorn" Caught On Film By British Team In Africa

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LONDON - The okapi, an African animal so elusive that it was once believed to be a mythical unicorn, has been photographed in the wild for the first ...