The nonprofit group Practical Action encourages the use of earthenware storage coolers called zeer pots to help prevent food waste.
Elephants, with no prior training, look when humans point. Researcher says this apparently in-built ability to read human social cues may account for why elephants work well with people.
The secret to the rodent's long life could be in its highly unusual ribosomes, according to a new paper published in PNAS.
More than 5,000 gray wolves roam Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. Hearings are being held this week into a federal proposal to drop legal protections for the gray wolf.
A new report released Thursday describes the success stories of some 18 mammal and 19 bird species that have made comebacks in Europe.
Federal wildlife officials will test a new trap designed to capture Burmese pythons. The Burmese pythons have overrun the Florida Everglades because they have no natural predators.
With Congress failing to fund the federal government by Oct. 1, the start of the new fiscal year, the government has gone into partial shutdown. Here is a list of what's open, and what isn't, during the shutdown.
A trip camera in Siberia caught images of a golden eagle attacking a deer. The images are surprising to scientists, but golden eagles in that part of the world are known to hunt larger prey.
About 30 dolphins beached themselves in northeastern Brazil this weekend. Scientists are puzzled as to why.
Researchers have reconstructed the lifespan of a male blue whale, including its brushes with both environmental pollutants and female blue whales, using its earwax.