Animals

  1. Animals

    Glow kitties

    Cats light up when an experiment is successful.

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  2. Animals

    An energy lesson from panda poop

    Scientists say microbes in panda feces may help convert grasses into fuel.

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  3. Animals

    An elephant’s “aha!” moment

    A young elephant named Kandula passes a tricky test.

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  4. Animals

    Dolphin dimples detect electricity

    Depressions in a dolphin’s snout sense electric fields, may help find dinner.

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  5. Animals

    The little lizards that could

    Lizards aren’t known for their smarts, but maybe they should be.

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  6. Animals

    Lotion takes a bite out of snake venom

    Scientists discover that a cream can slow the spread of a serpent’s poison.

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  7. Animals

    Changing climate alters fish behavior

    Study finds clownfish don’t swim away from scary sounds in future ocean conditions.

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  8. Animals

    Deep-down worm is far out

    New worm discovered almost a mile underground could hint at life on other planets.

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  9. Animals

    An enemy in the cave

    Bats under attack from a fungus send scientists searching for clues to solve a deadly mystery.

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  10. Animals

    Silky spider footprints

    Tarantulas use foot-spun silk to hold tight in slippery situations.

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  11. Animals

    When the giant ants went marching

    A new study of an ancient fossil suggests that 50 million years ago, supersized ants went on a cross-continental trek.

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  12. Animals

    Open eyes, dozing minds

    Scientists find that rats that stay up late are neither fully asleep nor fully awake.

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