Animals


These Animals Can Think Or Use Tools

These Animals Can Think Or Use Tools

Animals are often taken to be unconscious regarding the thinking processes that lie in their repertoire. Yet the fact of the ma...

Oct 20 2016, 11:40am CDT

Pigeons Can Be Taught to Read

Pigeons Can Be Taught to Read

A new study has emerged that suggests that pigeons might be able to read, or at least distinguish words from non-words.This mak...

Sep 19 2016, 1:52pm CDT

Squid and Octopi Are Colorblind But Match Perfectly

Squid and Octopi Are Colorblind But Match Perfectly

Researchers at The University of Queensland have found out something quite interesting - cephalopods along the coast are colorb...

Sep 16 2016, 12:03pm CDT

Introducing URL, the USB Porn-Sniffing Dog

Introducing URL, the USB Porn-Sniffing Dog

The Weber County Sheriff's Office has an interesting approach to helping within the community. There have a porn dog, also know...

Sep 6 2016, 9:38am CDT

Newly Found "Dinosaur" Smaller Than House Cat

Newly Found "Dinosaur" Smaller Than House Cat

A new pterosaur was discovered in British Columbia, and it is much smaller than we tend to think of dinosaurs as being. These n...

Sep 1 2016, 2:38pm CDT

There's a Crazy New Virus Running Rampant

There's a Crazy New Virus Running Rampant

There has been a new virus identified and it is so weird that it breaks all of the rules for what we know about viruses that in...

Aug 29 2016, 7:13am CDT

Birds Show "Evil Step Dad Syndrome"

Birds Show "Evil Step Dad Syndrome"

According to research published today in Biological Letters, the idea of nepotism and favoritism toward children doesn't stop w...

Aug 24 2016, 8:13pm CDT

Why some Animals are Nocturnal

Why some Animals are Nocturnal

Researchers have discovered how differences in sleep and wakefulness mechanisms make many animals sleep at night and be active...

Aug 23 2016, 9:21pm CDT

Disappearing Trick of Fish can Fool Animals with Super Vision

Disappearing Trick of Fish can Fool Animals with Super Vision

The silvery skin of fish like herrings, sardines, mackerel and tuna act like mirrors, reflecting their watery surroundings to...

Aug 23 2016, 11:29am CDT

Dogs Prefer Praise Over Treats

Dogs Prefer Praise Over Treats

The next time your dog does something you like or is just better behaved, you might want to consider giving him praise instead...

Aug 22 2016, 7:36pm CDT

Scientists Decode the Mind of Animals in Real-time with CNiFERs

Scientists Decode the Mind of Animals in Real-time with CNiFERs

 In a first, scientists using a new technique have been able to see in real time what happens in the brains of live anima...

Aug 22 2016, 12:35pm CDT

New Fossil Evidence Reveal that First Mass Extinction was Caused by Early Animals

New Fossil Evidence Reveals that First Mass Extinction was Caused by Early Animals

New research suggests that the evolution of more complex biological organisms altered the environment so radically that it drov...

Aug 1 2016, 8:48am CDT

First Mass on Extinction Caused by Early Animals

First Mass on Extinction Caused by Early Animals

The novel fossil record that has emerged proves that the first major extinction was due to ecosystem engineers. These were biol...

Aug 1 2016, 3:11am CDT

Cockroach Milk: Next Generation's Superfood

Cockroach Milk: Next Generation's Superfood

Can you even milk a cockroach?...

Jul 25 2016, 5:00am CDT

The U.S. Navy Has Been Harming Whales and Dolphins

The U.S. Navy Has Been Harming Whales and Dolphins

The use of low-frequency active sonar (LFA) by the US Navy violates the Marine Mammal Protection Act, according to the Ninth US...

Jul 19 2016, 8:06pm CDT

Human Babies learn to Walk like Infant Animals do

Human Babies learn to Walk like Infant Animals do

Humans and other terrestrial animals learn how to walk in similar ways, finds an interesting study."We look at the emergence o...

Jul 10 2016, 4:06am CDT

Dolly the Sheep Creator Says His Cloning Techniques Could Save Endangered Animals

Dolly the Sheep Creator Says His Cloning Techniques Could Save Endangered Animals

The maker of Dolly the cloned sheep has claimed that his procedure will most likely save endangered species from extinction....

Jul 5 2016, 1:54pm CDT

Animals Inherit Social Network From Mothers

Animals Inherit Social Network From Mothers

It has finally been proven that animal species gain their social sense from their maternal side....

Jun 29 2016, 5:35am CDT

Strange Cave Holds What May Have Been First Animals on Earth

Strange Cave Holds What May Have Been First Animals on Earth

If you were to go to Constanta county, a small, barren plain that lies in south-eastern Romania, you would find a completely de...

May 12 2016, 3:56pm CDT

Animals are Abundant at Chernobyl 30 Years After Nuclear Disaster

Animals are Abundant at Chernobyl 30 Years After Nuclear Disaster

There is plenty of wildlife extant in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone a generation or so after the nuclear mishap....

Apr 19 2016, 4:59am CDT

This is How Animals Find Their Way in the Dark

This is How Animals Find Their Way in the Dark

Ever wondered how animals find their way in the dark? US scientists have revealed that their brain activity helps them find foo...

Mar 25 2016, 2:30am CDT

Sea Sponges were the First Animals on Earth, Study Claims

Sea Sponges were the First Animals on Earth, Study Finds

MIT researchers have discovered molecular fossils of sea sponges in 640 million year old rocks and analyzed them genetically to...

Feb 24 2016, 4:39am CST

Algae blooms

Harmful Algae Toxins, Domoic Acid, Found In Over 900 Marine Animals in Alaska

Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have found that over 900 marine animals in Alaska co...

Feb 13 2016, 6:02am CST

Animals with Bigger Brain are Smarter and More Intelligent

Animals with Bigger Brains are More Intelligent

Researchers prove that animals with brain size proportional to their bodies were better at problem solving....

Jan 29 2016, 7:26pm CST

Large Animals Extinction could worsen Climate Change

Large Animals Extinction could worsen Climate Change

According to the latest news, if bigger creatures are wiped out, climate change could become much worse than it was before....

Dec 21 2015, 5:56am CST

Canines and Other Animals have a Conscience

Canines and Other Animals have a Conscience

It has been found that canines and various other animals have a conscience. A conscience is thus not a phenomenon that is restr...

Dec 9 2015, 6:41am CST

Larger marine animals

40 Million Years after Mass Extinction, Land and Sea Animals Became Smaller In Size

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, led by Lauren Sallan, an assistant professor at the Department of Earth and En...

Nov 13 2015, 8:40am CST

New Incredible Test Finds Any Virus Infection in People and Animals

New Incredible Test Finds Any Virus Infection in People and Animals

Scientists have developed a new test that finds any virus that has infected a person or an animal. This is a game changer for i...

Sep 30 2015, 6:16pm CDT

First MERS Vaccine Works on Animals

First MERS Vaccine Works on Animals

Researchers have tested a new synthetic vaccine that can generate antibodies against MERS and build up immunity in animals....

Aug 20 2015, 9:47am CDT

PETA Blasts CBS for Using Real Animals in Series Zoo

PETA Blasts CBS for Using Real Animals in Series Zoo

The animal rights organization hopes that the new series will be cancelled this summer. "Zoo" will kick off on Tuesda...

Jun 30 2015, 12:11am CDT

Self Awareness is Common in Animals says new Study

Self Awareness is Common in Animals says new Study

A new research says that self awareness is much more common in animals as previously believed....

Jun 15 2015, 9:12am CDT

Georgia torrential flood opens zoo's gates, releasing over 30 animals

Georgia's torrential flood opens zoo's gates, releasing over 30 animals

Over 30 animals are estimated to have been released in Saturday night's floods in Tbilisi, Georgia. While specialized forc...

Jun 14 2015, 1:00pm CDT

Evolution brings in its spate Larger Marine Animals

Evolution brings in its spate Larger Marine Animals

It appears to be the case that evolution is on the side of larger marine life. This such an important fact that it has become a...

Feb 20 2015, 2:54am CST

Maroon 5 Animals Performance Rocked SNL

Maroon 5 Animals Performance Rocked SNL

Maroon 5 performed their new controversial song Animals on SNL. Watch the performance below. Adam Levine shows off his newly we...

Oct 6 2014, 9:25am CDT

Ali Fedotowsky teams with Katherine Heigl to help Sochi stray animals

Ali Fedotowsky teams with Katherine Heigl to help Sochi stray animals

Stray dogs will be adopted out after quarantine...

Feb 24 2014, 12:08pm CST

The Best Super Bowl 2013 Ads Starring Animals

The Best Super Bowl 2013 Ads Starring Animals

Wolves are big this year in Super Bowl 2013 ads, but a Clydesdale foal stole the spotlight....

Feb 4 2013, 8:12am CST

April Fool's Joke 2010 Highlights: iPad iCade, Topeka, Google Translate for Animals and more

In case you missed it, today is April 1st also known as April Fool's Day. A lot of prank stories are circulating in the tech wo...

Apr 1 2010, 9:00am CDT

Google Translate for Animals is the funny Google April Fool's Prank of 2010

Google Translate for Animals is the funny Google April Fool's Prank of 2010

The Google UK homepage features a link to the new Google Animal Translate. Google Animal Translate is an Android App to unders...

Apr 1 2010, 4:09am CDT

Military Robot Animals

Military Robot Animals

US Military Research agency DARPA has several animal robot projects going on. ABC News has an interesting report covering rob...

Mar 24 2006, 12:00pm EST