Elsa PartanJanuary 15, 2019 03:41 PM
Pilot Whales Use Different Dialects And Teach Them To Their ChildrenThe social groups are made up of immediate family members, and the groups have distinctive calls.
Richard HarrisNovember 15, 2018 09:00 AM
Startup Offers To Sequence Your Genome Free Of Charge, Then Let You Profit From ItA full genome sequence costs about $1,000. But Nebula Genomics expects that companies and researchers would defray the cost in exchange for key medical information about the person involved.
Jacob FenstonNovember 11, 2018 07:46 AM
To Decrease Bird Kills, Cat Lovers Team Up With Bird Lovers In D.C. Cat CountOutdoor cats kill as many as 4 billion birds each year in this country. But how many cats are there, really? Now a team of technicians is trying to count Washington, D.C.'s feral felines.
Jon HamiltonNovember 8, 2018 11:01 AM
Researchers Uncover A Circuit For Sadness In The Human BrainWhen people are feeling glum, it often means that brain areas involved in emotion and memory are communicating. Researchers have now observed the circuit in action in humans.
Emily SullivanOctober 26, 2018 04:34 AM
It's A Chick! Sydney's Same-Sex Penguin Couple Welcome BabySphen and Magic, a male penguin couple, are now dads to their newborn foster chick. The unnamed chick weighed in at 91 grams; its sex will be determined later by a DNA test.
Merrit KennedyOctober 22, 2018 05:36 PM
Behold The Headless Chicken Of The Deep SeaA sea cucumber that looks like a headless chicken has been caught on video in the deep seas near East Antarctica, thousands of miles from where one of the species was last spotted.
Merrit KennedyOctober 12, 2018 05:08 PM
Same-Sex Penguin Couple Fosters An Egg In SydneyThe new penguin couple are named Sphen and Magic, and the two males are about to take the leap into parenthood. They are often spotted together, waddling or going for a swim.
Elsa PartanOctober 12, 2018 04:31 PM
Cassini Discoveries Keep Coming, A Year After The Spacecraft's DeathCassini was vaporized when it plunged toward Saturn a year ago, but new papers are still coming out.
Emily SullivanOctober 10, 2018 08:01 AM
Giraffes Inherit Spot Patterns From Their Mamas, Study SaysScientists have previously hypothesized that spots are conferred at random, or that they are influenced by environmental factors.