08 January 2015, 12:29 PM ET
Experiments with rhesus monkeys show they can learn to recognize themselves in the mirror.
08 January 2015, 11:23 AM ET
A 2004 infrasound recording suggests a 'large body' likely hit the King Baudoin Ice Shelf in East Antarctica. On Dec. 20th, 2014, a circular structure was spotted on the ice shelf during surveys by the International Polar Foundation.
08 January 2015, 10:58 AM ET
In what is being credited as the "largest single collection of lemur remains ever found", anthropologists and paleontologists are scouring caves in Madagascar for fossils that could be a thousand-years old.
07 January 2015, 06:07 PM ET
Researchers from the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are testing repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) using a NexStim developed device.
06 January 2015, 04:04 PM ET
06 January 2015, 01:54 PM ET
Tiny female flies (genus: Dohrniphora) in Costa Rica kill injured Odontomachus ants (trap-jaw ants), using their "blade-tipped" mouthparts to cut connections between head and body, then use their front legs to pull the ants’ heads free.
04 January 2015, 09:39 AM ET
The clam initially fought off the mantis with its tentacles, which were found to contain high levels of sulphur. The mantis can be seen backing away and entering a "catatonic state" after interacting with the tentacles. The relentless mantis attacked
19 December 2014, 07:13 PM ET
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17 December 2014, 01:42 PM ET
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s gene researchers are accessorizing plant varieties to improve edible crops’ structures, customizing them to growing conditions.
16 December 2014, 12:00 PM ET
Conventional Earthquake measurement equipment is not sensitive enough to quantify the slow moving "slip" of a fault in the Earth. Researchers are now using GPS tools to measure movement, which may help assess risks of destructive earthquakes.
12 December 2014, 04:14 PM ET
Stony Brook University scientists have found the skull of a new "large-eyed agile herbivore" species, which may have lived among the later dinosaurs.
12 December 2014, 03:57 PM ET
Researchers working in the Gulf of Mexico are using masses of jellyfish to help identify where the oceanic environment has changed. University of Southern Mississippi's Dr. Monty Graham explains why and how conditions in the water are shifting.
12 December 2014, 03:32 PM ET
Evolutionary biologists have made great strides in understanding bird genetics and discoveries haves helped narrow down their ages and relationships.
10 December 2014, 05:19 PM ET
The laser weapon system (LaWS) has been brought online by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and demonstrated aboard the USS Ponce in the Arabian Gulf.
09 December 2014, 07:14 PM ET
An international partnership called the Central African Biodiversity Alliance (CABA) has begun creating a "framework" to conserve thousands of species in the Congo Basin.
08 December 2014, 10:01 AM ET
Measurements of bone movement on x-ray video taken as guineafowl made footprints shows how dinosaurs may have walked 250 million years ago.
04 December 2014, 05:58 PM ET
The panda, whose behavior is being studied, was caught munching on some bamboo at the Wolong Nature Reserve in southwestern China.
04 December 2014, 01:16 PM ET
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04 December 2014, 08:33 AM ET
A large electric eel captures a fish during its high-voltage discharge. Sound comes from a loudspeaker wired to electrodes in the water, which pick up the eel’s discharge.
02 December 2014, 07:10 PM ET
A select group of organic chemists from around the world are looking to create new catalysts to 'break open' the carbon hydrogen framework to revolutionize chemical production.
02 December 2014, 05:06 PM ET
Scientists record signals from a rat’s brain while the animal runs on a treadmill in virtual reality.
01 December 2014, 12:40 PM ET
Watch some of the earliest motion picture taken in the Arctic by explorers in the early 20th century, narrated by Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum Curator Genevieve LeMoine.
01 December 2014, 11:58 AM ET
In a study conducted by Nationwide Children’s Hospital, researchers combed through 22 years of accident reports to find that foot-powered scooters have been the leading culprit behind emergency room visits for kids between 1990-2011.
25 November 2014, 11:39 AM ET
25 November 2014, 10:46 AM ET
New research reveals that dogs process the emotional and
contextual content of commands in a different brain region from the one processing words.
21 November 2014, 04:09 PM ET
When a raccoon was discovered residing in an attic, Wildlife Services were called in. They installed a heavy gauge screening over a damaged attic vent (raccoon's entrance point) and a one-way exit door for the raccoon to exit from.