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February 16, 2017
New mosquito trap smart enough to keep just the bad bugs
A smart trap for mosquitoes? A new high-tech version is promising to catch the bloodsuckers while letting friendlier insects ...
February 09, 2017
Monarch butterfly numbers drop by 27 percent in Mexico
The number of monarch butterflies wintering in Mexico dropped by 27 percent this year, reversing last year's recovery from ...
January 19, 2017
California scientist names moth species after Donald Trump
A scientist in California has named a newly discovered moth species after President-elect Donald Trump, saying the white and ...
January 15, 2017
The bald and the bold: Eagles' resurgence comes at a price
The eagle has landed — on chickens and rare birds, with talons at the ready. The resurgence of the bald eagle is one of ...
January 12, 2017
Scientists hear voice of ancient humans in baboon calls
Baboon grunts and mating calls may hold secrets about human speech, according to a new study suggesting that the origins of ...
January 10, 2017
Rusty patched bumblebee now an endangered species
The rusty patched bumblebee has become the first bee species in the continental U.S. to be declared endangered after ...
December 23, 2016
Endangered Puget Sound orca found dead off Canadian coast
Scientists say an orca found dead off the coast of British Columbia belongs to the endangered population of killer whales ...
December 10, 2016
The world's oldest known seabird is expecting _ again
The world's oldest known seabird is expecting — again. Biologists spotted the Laysan albatross called Wisdom at Midway Atoll ...
December 08, 2016
Giraffes, rarer than elephants, put on extinction watch list
The giraffe, the tallest land animal, is now at risk of extinction, biologists say. Because the giraffe population has shrunk ...
November 29, 2016
Alaska biologists research mystery of declining caribou herd
The size of a large caribou herd in Alaska's Arctic region has dropped by more 50 percent over the last three years, and ...
November 01, 2016
Rare New Mexico meadow jumping mouse populations discovered
Biologists who spent weeks in three New Mexico national forests searching for signs of an elusive, endangered mouse that ...
October 31, 2016
Newly discovered California millipede is (almost) all legs
What has 414 legs and four ways to procreate? Until recently, nothing. Or so it was thought. Scientists have discovered a ...
October 26, 2016
Experts hope mosquito-borne bacteria can beat the Zika virus
Researchers are trying to infect mosquitoes in Brazil and Colombia with a type of bacteria that could prevent them from ...
October 25, 2016
Long, curved, akimbo: Hope uncovered for bird beak deformity
Biologist Colleen Handel saw her first black-capped chickadee with the heartrending disorder in 1998. The tiny birds showed ...
October 25, 2016
Court: US agency acted reasonably to protect seals
An appeals court panel on Monday ruled that a federal agency acted reasonably in proposing to list a certain population of ...
October 21, 2016
Cuban zoologist, education head to get honorary NY degrees
A Cuban zoologist and the U.S. secretary of education are being recognized with honorary Ph.D.s from New York City's American ...
October 19, 2016
Researchers: Limits on drilling not enough to protect bird
Oil and gas development in the Western U.S. could continue to cause sage grouse numbers to decline despite limits on drilling ...
October 18, 2016
DNA study reveals European bison's extinct parentage
Scientists say they have unlocked the evolutionary origins of the European bison — and solved a riddle posed by Stone Age ...
October 05, 2016
Tagging point of infection that contributed to orca's death
A satellite-linked tag fired into an endangered Puget Sound orca by federal biologists led to a fungal infection that ...
October 01, 2016
Feds list 7 Hawaii bee species as endangered, a first in US
Federal authorities on Friday added seven yellow-faced bee species, Hawaii's only native bees, for protection under the ...