'Super' Termite Hybrid May Wreak Havoc on Florida
mating termites
March 30th, 2015
The two most invasive termite species in the world are shacking up, producing a potentially powerful new termite hybrid in south Florida, a new study finds. The "super" pest can reproduce more quickly than either parent species, researchers said.
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Ancient 4-Eyed Predator Wielded Wicked Toothy Claws
Yawunik kootenayi
March 27th, 2015
Yawunik kootenayi, a new Cambrian predator with a wicked set of arms under its four-eyed face, reveals that early arthropods were experimentalists.
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Woolly Mammoth DNA Inserted into Elephant Cells
March 26th, 2015
If bringing extinct animals back to life sounds like science fiction, that's because it is. But scientists have taken a small step closer to that goal, by splicing a woolly mammoth's DNA into elephant cells grown in the lab.
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Why Jane Goodall Believes in Bigfoot (Video)
jane goodall biography, chimpanzees
March 28th, 2015
Without any scientific training, Jane Goodall traveled to Africa at 23 — the rest, is science history.
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Gallery: Prehistoric Predator Had Dual-Purpose Pinchers
Yawunik kootenayi
March 27th, 2015
An extinct marine predator called Yawunik kootenayi is the first new species reported from the stunning Marble Canyon fossil site in British Columbia’s Kootenay National Park. Here are images of the amazing creature.
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Shape-Shifting Frog Can Change Its Skin Texture
Mutable rain frog
March 24th, 2015
A fingernail-size frog that can morph its skin texture from spiny to smooth in just minutes is the first shape-shifting amphibian ever found, according to a new report.
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Final Six: Stunning Animal Photos in Wild Competition
Great gray owl camera trap finalist
March 27th, 2015
With camera traps, stunning photos catch wildlife off guard.
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You Decide: What's the Deadliest Creature in the Animal Kingdom?
March 26th, 2015
In a March Madness-style tournament, Live Science is looking to settle the debate about which creature is the deadliest in the Animal Kingdom.
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