Human activities are promoting giant jellyfish swarms.
Renowned scientist and conservationist Patricia Wright battles to save one of the world’s most endangered primates.
COASST studies seasonal patterns of ocean debris to aid in the clean up of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
Patricia Wright of Stoney Brook University explains why owl monkeys are devoted fathers and nocturnal.
Optogenetics, a new field of brain research, was born out of basic research on two unlikely microbes.
From microbes to plants and large predators, every organism on Earth has evolved unique survival mechanisms and research has shown us how this biodiversity can help society.
In light of President Obama's plan to advance brain science, here are some recent cool findings about the brain.
Paul Sikkel and reggae star Amlak Tafari discuss the recent controversy of naming a parasite after Bob Marley.
The long-awaited National Ecological Observatory Network enables scientists to gauge the health of U.S. ecosystems.
This tool will allow researchers and students to create, manipulate, and use a representative collection of human body meshes with organs.
Experts in China are working with Michigan State University to grow the population size of wild, protected pandas.
Cheryl Wilga's life-long passions grew into a career of research and teaching others about animal behavior.
This citizen-science program teaches everyday people how, in their own backyards, to create wildlife friendly habitats.
Young loggerhead turtles navigate the entire North Atlantic basin during their solo marathon migrations, using magnetic fields to guide them.
Quake-Catcher Network acts as a motion-sensing network that sends data about ground shaking whenever it occurs.
Antarctica holds a cornucopia of fantastic life forms, geologic wonders and atmospheric conditions for scientists to study.
Clouds are considered the largest source of uncertainty in predictions of climate change, scientists say.