Iran reportedly launched a rat, two turtles, and worms into space on Feb. 2. But they're decades behind Felix the cat, Dezik the dog, and China's white mice. Beyond the dubious biological research value, the launch indicates that Iran can now launch warheads across the Middle East.
Foreign interests buy up cheap agricultural land across Africa to grow tomorrow’s food. But will any of it benefit Africans?
Giant Panda 'Kai Kai' sits in his enclosure at the Giant Panda Forest exhibit at the River Safari, Nov. 28, 2012, in Singapore. Panda populations are threatened by poaching and a loss of habitat, as well as a low birth rate.
Saudi Arabia has cut several deals, most recently in Tanzania
Warnings were raised two years ago about the downed Airbus. According to an immigrant safety advocate, 'We are put in trashy planes that do not meet the norms.'
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets Wednesday with the Millenium Challenge Corporation to decide whether to cancel US aid in response to the leftist leader's alleged attempts to steal elections.
New discoveries about reefs, pinniped evolution, and climate change.
Journalist Richard Conniff makes a habit of communing with the world’s most dangerous creatures.
Six case studies – from Vancouver’s otters to Congo’s gorillas