Threat to Tiny Golden-Cheeked Warbler Is Disputed in Texas
A showdown over a songbird’s status is part of a continuing national dialogue about the Endangered Species Act.
Tiny Birds, Big Drama: Inside the World of the Birdmen of Queens
Hobbyists who stage speed-singing contests in city parks fear that federal agents lurk, eager to shut them down.
The New Old Age: ‘Sex Never Dies,’ but a Medicare Option for Older Men Does
On July 1, Medicare stopped covering vacuum erection pumps, the latest indication that sexual health among older adults is not taken seriously....
Little worms are found in Texas town's drinking water
Residents of the Woodland Acres Subdivision started filtering in to Old River-Winfree city offices on Monday evening, clutching containers of water...
Can hamsters be happy? A study tries to find out
A new study in the oft-overlooked field of hamster research tries to get at that nagging question: Can hamsters be happy?
Stunning photo of Saturn's moon reveals a red-hued mystery
Scientists are baffled after sighting several large, reddish arcs across the surface of one of Saturn's moons.
Study: The 'golden wolf' has been hiding under our noses for years
Africa, home to the Ethiopian wolf and the gray wolf, can now lay claim to the African golden wolf—the first new species of canid (which also...
Blue Moon full moon rises tonight: What to expect
There's a "Blue Moon" in the sky tonight — but that doesn't mean the lunar surface will turn indigo.
Deadly fungus could threaten US salamanders
Each year, thousands of live salamanders arrive in shipments on U.S.
Closest rocky alien planet discovered
Astronomers have discovered a rocky exoplanet that lies just 21 light-years from Earth — closer than any other confirmed rocky alien world.
For Sympathetic Ear, More Chinese Turn to Smartphone Program
A new Microsoft chatbot called Xiaoice has become something of a hit in China with responses based on actual conversations culled from the...
More Than Just Cecil; Big Troubles for King of the Jungle
The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle.