| Nov 1, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Anybody who has lived or played in Florida likely has been called out by a finger-long lizard that taunts people with bold stares, push-ups and throat flexing.
Aggressive, tough and foreign, those Cuban brown anoles also throw attitude at their close...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Think your political beliefs arise from logic and reason? Think again. A team of scientists who studied the brains of liberal, moderate and conservative people found that they could tell who leaned left and who leaned right based on how their brains...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:03 AM
About one in eight women in the United States will contract breast cancer in her lifetime. Now new research from Tel Aviv University-affiliated researchers, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University, has provided another tool to help women,...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Wildlife biologists are putting tracking collars and cameras on bears near Central Florida neighborhoods.
The devices, which rely on GPS technology, beam the animal's location to a computer every half-hour and may help the study team understand where...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 2:04 PM
This year's early count of sea turtles nesting on Florida beaches is encouraging, though there are many unknowns in the numbers.
Welcome to the mysterious world of sea turtles, which spend much of their life far from Florida's beaches encountering...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Most people have never seen a pika. The small mammals with oversized, round ears and stubby legs live at high elevation, on rocky slopes in the mountains of western North America and Asia. But there's a reason we need to be talking about them, and the...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:05 PM
A great deal of biology research isn’t visible to the naked eye. But that doesn’t mean it’s not beautiful.
Don’t agree? Check out the winners of this year’s BioArt competition.
BioArt is an annual contest run by the...
| Oct 9, 2014
When seafood lovers think Virginia, they think oysters and blue crabs -- two iconic species of the Chesapeake Bay.
But when it comes to seafood revenue, neither the oyster nor the blue crab is the cash cow that the little sea scallop represents for...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 9:47 PM
On a modest stretch of Linda Vista Avenue near the La Cañada Flintridge-Pasadena border lies a nondescript piece of land whose dry shrubs and trees hide a rich biodiversity of life.
An old wire fence offers one entrance into Cottonwood Canyon, an 11-...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 10:09 AM
New research that sheds light on the methods and machinery used by HIV to infect cells provides insight into the tricky virus that potentially could guide the development of a vaccine against the virus that causes AIDS, according to U.S. government and...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Tel Aviv — The idea of mapping the brain is not new. Researchers have known for years that the key to treating, curing, and even preventing brain disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury, is to understand how the...