27 February 2014, 03:41 PM ET
This massive, 530-pound (240 kilograms) deep sea diving suit, called the Exosuit, is a one-of-a-kind pressurized diving suit designed to let scientists observe sea life at depths as far 1,000 feet (305 meters).
27 February 2014, 03:11 PM ET
Snow, a juveniles harp seal found in critical condition last month, made his way back into the Gulf of Maine yesterday (Feb. 26) after a month of rehabilitation.
27 February 2014, 02:40 PM ET
Researchers at the University of Hawaii and the University of Tokyo outfitted sharks with sophisticated sensors and video recorders to measure and see where they go, how they get there, and what they do once they reach their destinations.
27 February 2014, 02:09 PM ET
Early-life isolation -- a common practice on dairy farms -- may be depriving baby cows of the opportunity to reach their full potential.
27 February 2014, 01:59 PM ET
The first comprehensive and detailed map of the mouse cortex brings scientists a step closer to understanding the brain connection problems that seem to cause diseases such as autism and schizophrenia.
27 February 2014, 12:35 PM ET
Snow, a juvenile harp seal, returned to the Gulf of Maine on Feb. 26 after spending a month at the Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine after being found critically dehydrated on a marsh.
27 February 2014, 12:21 PM ET
The 'goaty' smell of male goats stimulates female goat reproductive systems, new research finds.
27 February 2014, 07:04 AM ET
Today (Feb. 27) is International Polar Bear Day, which celebrates everyone's favorite furry beasts of the Arctic. In honor of the occasion, Live Science brings you some wacky facts about polar bears.
27 February 2014, 07:02 AM ET
Google Street View has taken viewers to the Amazon, the Galapagos, and now, the Canadian Arctic — the home of polar bears. Starting today, on International Polar Bear Day (Feb. 26), people around the world will be able to see the bears in their natural ha
27 February 2014, 06:57 AM ET
The panoramic images give a glimpse into the life of these elusive arctic beasts, which are under threat from a changing climate.
27 February 2014, 12:43 AM ET
Apart from humans, most animals cannot respond to rhythm.
26 February 2014, 12:47 AM ET
Rattlesnakes are found throughout North and South America. Their distinctive rattle warns intruders to stay away!
25 February 2014, 09:28 PM ET
The monarch butterfly, once everywhere, is fading from view.
25 February 2014, 09:23 PM ET
Researchers have found a fossil site in Chile with multiple layers of what appear to be mass strandings of marine animals, suggesting that these events were common even before humans tainted the environment.
25 February 2014, 06:03 PM ET
A threatened species of owl is losing a turf war in the Pacific Northwest. Northern spotted owls are getting edged out of their already declining habitat by invading barred owls, a new study finds.
25 February 2014, 05:32 PM ET
For International Polar Bear Day, Google Maps unveiled Street View imagery of polar bears in their natural habitat, in Churchill, Canada.
25 February 2014, 02:36 PM ET
Climate and ocean-circulation changes that happened millions of years ago likely contributed to the differences in appearance between certain species of male and female seals.
25 February 2014, 02:16 PM ET
A new USDA program pays farmers to reseed fields with clover, alfalfa and other plants good for grazing that also feed bees. The initiative is an attempt to counteract colony collapse disorder.
25 February 2014, 10:06 AM ET
Peru's Manu National Park is home to 287 species of reptiles and amphibians, making it the most diverse protected area on the planet.
24 February 2014, 02:13 PM ET
The black-tailed antechinus is a shrew-like marsupial that gives its life for sex. Males of the new species, discovered in southeastern Australia, have sex for hours and exhaust themselves in hope of siring many offspring.
24 February 2014, 01:58 PM ET
An aquatic salamander feared to have disappeared from Mexico's lakes, its only-known natural habitat in the wild, has been spotted again. Researchers sighted two of the salamanders, known as an axolotls, but did not capture any.
22 February 2014, 03:50 AM ET
The cottonmouth snake, also know as water moccasin, is North America's only poisonous water snake.
21 February 2014, 09:52 PM ET
Contrary to the film of DreamWorks' imagining, Madagascar is not ruled by King Julien and his colony of lemurs. In fact the status of the lemurs on the island – the only place on earth that they exist – is a very precarious one.
21 February 2014, 03:06 PM ET
Lemurs have captured the public imagination in movies such as "Madagascar," but these adorable primates are on the brink of extinction, conservationists say.
21 February 2014, 03:05 AM ET
The black mamba is one of the fastest and deadliest snakes in the world. Two drops of its venom can kill a person.
21 February 2014, 02:20 AM ET
New research finds that ants’ strength lies in their neck joints.
20 February 2014, 05:49 PM ET
Tadpoles choose to eat other tadpoles when alternative food sources are scarce, but otherwise try to avoid eating their own kin, a new study shows
20 February 2014, 03:30 PM ET
Human and dog brains process sounds in similar ways, and this may allow the two species to understand each other's emotions, new research shows.
20 February 2014, 02:29 PM ET
Scattered dots of red and yellow decorate what appears to be an icy, blue terrain in this award-winning microscope photo.
20 February 2014, 11:30 AM ET
Resourceful ants know what to do during a flood: They build a raft and stick the queen right in the middle of it.
19 February 2014, 10:38 PM ET
Calves deserve the same humane protections as cows and bulls.
19 February 2014, 01:11 PM ET
Various authors at the Humane Society contribute to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed and Insights.