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Shut Up: How Noise Pollution Is Affecting 10 Animals

Often man-made, noise pollution or environmental noise is adversely affecting birds, frogs, whales, dolphins, crabs, elephants and many other animals.

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Examining Killer Whales after the Tragic SeaWorld Attack

This week's tragic killer whale attack at SeaWorld has stirred controversy about the orca in question, Tilikum, and whether these dolphins should be captive.

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A New Breed of Intriguing Animal Breeding Habits

Researchers have recently discovered some interesting mating behaviors by fruit flies, fruit bats, cane toads, beetles and a group of birds called great tits.

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Eyes on the Prize: A Super Bowl of Incredible Animal Vision

Just as Peyton Manning and Drew Brees are known for great downfield vision, sea urchins, hammerhead sharks and bees possess quite eye-opening visual skills.

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Unseasonably Cold, Globally Warm Animal Dangers

Unseasonably cold weather and globally warm scenarios pose grave animal dangers to tropical fish, sea turtles, colobine monkeys, gorillas and other marine animals.

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Attention: Calling All Explorers for a Martian Treasure Hunt!

Calling all explorers for a Martian treasure hunt! No spacesuit required. We can help discover new alien landscapes from the comfort of our computer chairs. Ready, set, click! Mars or bust…

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Brain Power: Studying Animal Brains for Future Gains

From insects and brain size to genetically-altered mice and Alzheimer's to sea lions and toxic brain damage, these animals help educate about the brain.

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Animal Prosthetics: Uplifting Stories of Rehabilitation

From artificial turtle flippers to replacement dolphin tails, animal prosthetics aim to save injured animals and help them regain as much functionality.

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Surreal Science: 10 Sensational New Discoveries

Telepathy helmets, spray-on solar cells and seeing through a tooth: they may seem unlikely or even impossible, but these are real recent scientific discoveries.

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Glaring Answers: How We're Taking A New Shine To UV

Sunburn and skin-damage, sun-cream and sea-damage...can't we make our relationship to UV light a healthier one? You bet - take a look at these examples!

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33 Excellent OLED Energy Saving & Eco-Friendly Designs

The creative possibilities of OLEDs in clothing, jewelry, and art is limitless. Here are 33 excellent OLED eco-friendly designs, from super-sly spy to the interactive.

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GoGoGajitz! Naturally Strange Science & Tech

Sensational scientific discoveries, great new gadgets and terrific (as well as terrifying) technologies past, present and future await at the all-new Gajitz

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5 Spectacular Paradigm-Shifting New Scientific Discoveries

New scientific discoveries, like recent findings on the evolution of dinosaurs, birds, bats and man, have the unique ability to alter and rewrite history.

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10 (More!) Eccentric Genetically Modified Fruits & Veggies

Scientists, agronomists and geneticists are taking the next step in food modification: improving our food from the inside out. Here are 10 more of the most intriguing GM fruits & vegetables ever to drop off the vine.

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Future Science: Real-Life Medical Fountain of Youth

The fountain of youth is the stuff of fantasy, myth and legend - or is it? What if we could ethically reverse the aging process through medical technology?

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