True to Their Name, Vampire Squid May Have Long Lives
vampire squid
April 20th, 2015
While most female squid and octopuses have just one reproductive cycle before they die, vampire squid go through dozens of egg-making cycles in their lifetimes, a study found.
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Voices of Rare 'Talking' Turtles May Prevent Their Extinction
South American river turtle hatchling, conservation
April 17th, 2015
Will turtles' new-found "voices" save them from being eaten into extinction?
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'Puppy Eyes' Help Dogs Bond with Humans, Study Suggests
woman gazing into black lab's eyes
April 16th, 2015
Dogs make eye contact with humans because they have hijacked an ancient hormonal pathway that facilitates bonding in humans, new research suggests.
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Dog Flu Outbreak: What You Need to Know
sick dog
April 17th, 2015
The outbreak of flu that has sickened thousands of dogs in the Midwest is a new strain that likely came from Asia, experts say.
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New Roadkill Map Finds California 'Ring of Death'
deer
April 16th, 2015
Scientists plotted some 29,000 reports of roadkill to identify the most hazardous roadways for California's wildlife.
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Octopuses Have Moves, But No Rhythm
Octopus moving in a water tank
April 16th, 2015
Octopuses move with a simple elegance, but they have no rhythm, according to new research.
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Gray Whale Breaks Mammal Migration Record
western gray whale
April 14th, 2015
The western gray whale now holds the record as the mammal with the longest known migration, researchers say.
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Post Chimp Work, Jane Goodall's Passion for Conservation Still Going Strong
jane goodall biography, chimpanzees
April 17th, 2015
Jane Goodall, the British primatologist who gained worldwide fame for her studies of wild chimpanzees in East Africa, greeted a packed audience here at the Brooklyn Academy of Music last night (April 15) with a series of apelike howls.
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1st Photo of Rare Monkey Proves It's Not Extinct
colombus monkey
April 16th, 2015
The long-vanished Bouvier's red colobus monkey has been spotted again in a remote Congo forest.
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