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Grizzly Bear

The Grizzly bear, sometimes called the Silvertip bear, has traditionally been treated as a subspecies, Ursus arctos horribilis, of the Brown bear living in North America. Read More



Wake Up, Sleepy Gene

Some people can stay up all night and still get work done the next day. I'm not one of them. After a night without enough sleep, I feel cranky. I have trouble remembering things. And all I want to do is crawl back into bed and snooze. How do you feel aft Read More

Lungfish

Lungfishes are sarcopterygian fish belonging to the order Dipnoi. Sarcopterygii (from Greek sarx, flesh, and pteryx, fin) are bony fish with paired rounded fins. Read More

Sugar-pill medicine

Feeling sick? You wouldnít want to take fake medicine for an earache or major illness. But in some cases, the fake stuff can help. Studies have long shown that fake medicines, or placebos, can produce the same healing effect as an active drug. This pheno Read More

Charged cars that would charge

In the middle of February, Tom Gage drove his car right into a building in downtown San Diego. Gage didnít crash his car; he was showing it off ó to a crowd gathered at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Read More

Spotting the World's Leggiest Animal

Although their name literally means "thousand legs," most millipedes have no more than 300 legs. The record holder is a millipede named Illacme plenipes, which has nearly 750 legs. It's the most legs ever observed on any animal. Read More

Elk

The elk (Cervus elaphus) are the second largest species of deer in the world, after Alces alces (the moose or, in Europe, elk). Elk are found in nearly every country in Europe. Read More

Mosquitos

The mosquito is an insect with a pair of scaled wings, a slender body, and long legs. The females of most mosquito species suck blood from other animals. Their overall Size varies, but is rarely greater than 15 mm (0.6 inch). Read More

Electric Ray

Electric rays (order Torpediniformes) are fish that have rounded bodes and a pair of organs capable of producing an electric discharge. This shock can vary between 8 volts and 220 volts, depending on the species. Read More

Lost Sight, Found Sound

In some children who go blind, certain parts of the brain that normally control vision appear to switch jobs and focus instead on sound, a new study has found. Read More

A Butterfly's Electric Glow

The blue-green streaks of a swallowtail butterfly's wings are more than just beautiful. They're also a lesson in physics. Swallowtails that belong to a group called Princeps nireus actually have fluorescent wings. This means that when the wings absorb a s Read More

Dust Mites

The house dust mite (sometimes abbreviated by allergists to HDM), is a cosmopolitan guest in human habitation. Dust mites flourish in the controlled environment provided to them by buildings. Read More

Color-Changing Bugs

A variety of animals can dramatically change the colors of their bodies to blend with the environment or to ward off predators, among other reasons. Such creatures, including chameleons and squid, usually switch shades by altering the size of special cel Read More

Pumping Up Poison Ivy

It itches and oozes. With its red bumps, a poison ivy rash can make you miserable. A new study suggests that rising levels of the gas carbon dioxide in the atmosphere could make poison ivy grow faster and become more toxic. Read More

A Volcano's Deadly Ash

Every few hundred years, a sleeping giant in southern Italy awakens with a bang, spewing volcanic ash across the countryside. The volcano, called Mount Vesuvius, formed 25,000 years ago. During its most explosive eruptions, the volcano could blanket near Read More

The Secret Lives of Grizzlies

The first time Lynne Nelson entered a den of hibernating grizzly bears, she felt a little nervous. The captive bears had known her since they were babies, but they hadn't eaten in weeks. And each young-adult animal weighed more than 150 pounds. They weren Read More

An Earthlike Planet

Astronomers don't know whether life exists on other planets. But if it does, it's most likely to be found on a planet that has liquid water. Water, after all, is essential to life on Earth. Read More

Invertebrates

The word Invertebrate describes any animal which does not have a spine. Although lacking an internal skeleton, many invertebrates make up for this by developing a shell (as with snails), or a hard exoskeleton that protects their entire body. Read More

Cows

Cattle (called cows in vernacular and contemporary usage) are domesticated ungulates, a member of the subfamily Bovinae of the family Bovidae. They are raised as livestock for meat (called beef and veal), dairy products (milk), and other purposes. Read More

Honeybees do the wave

When a buzzing hornet comes near, most people want to run away as quickly as possible. But if the hornet targets your home, you will need to find a way to shoo it away. Fortunately, hornets generally donít target peopleís homes. In southern Asia, however Read More

Pomeranians

The Pomeranian is a breed of dog in the spitz family, named for the Pomerania region of Poland and eastern Germany, and classed as a toy dog breed because of its small size. Read More

Canines

Canines are a group of carnivorous mammals, usually sharing the common physical traits of triangular ears, a long, tapered snout, and a somewhat bushy tail. These animals are all digitigrades, meaning they walk on their toes. Read More

Rats

A rat is any one of about 56 different species of small, omnivorous rodents belonging to the genus Rattus. The group is generally known as the Old World rats or true rats, and originated in Asia. Read More

Persian Cats

The Persian cat is one of the oldest breeds of cat. A show-quality Persian has an extremely long thick coat, short legs, a wide head with the ears set far apart, large eyes, and an extremely foreshortened muzzle. Read More

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Downsized Dinosaurs

Downsized Dinosaurs

Scientists have discovered a new species of dinosaur that grew to a length of about 20 feet and weighed a ton or so. Sounds big, right? In fact, these dinos were pretty puny in the grand scheme of thi... Read More

Planets on the Edge

Planets on the Edge

My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas. Many kids use this short sentence (or something like it) to remember the names of the planets in order of their distance from the sun. The first let... Read More

Lhasa Apsos

Lhasa Apsos

The Lhasa Apso is a small breed of dog originally from Tibet. They were used as watchdogs inside Tibetan monasteries for over 1200 years, for which they are uniquely suited with keen intelligence, acu... Read More

A Grim Future for Some Killer Whales

A Grim Future for Some Killer Whales

In 1989, an oil tanker called the Exxon Valdez struck an underwater reef in Prince William Sound, a large body of water in southern Alaska. The ship dumped about 11 million gallons of crude oil into t... Read More

Cape Buffalo

Cape Buffalo

The African buffalo or Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer) is a bovid from the family of the Bovidae. It is up to 1.7 meters high, 3.4 meters long, and can reach a weight of 900 kilograms... Read More

An Ocean View's Downside

An Ocean View's Downside

Going to the beach, swimming in the ocean, and surfing or just watching the waves are part of many vacations. For the increasing number of people who move to coastal areas, such activities become part... Read More

Dachshunds

Dachshunds

The Dachshund is a short-legged, elongated dog breed of the hound family. The breed's name is German and literally means badger dog (der Dachs-badger; der Hund-dog).... Read More

Fishy Cleaners

Fishy Cleaners

Coral reef fish don't take showers. Instead, they swim over to tiny "cleaner" fish, which nibble off their crusty skin deposits. Everyone wins. The little fish get a meal, and their visitors... Read More

Subject and Verb Agreement

Subject and Verb Agreement

The basic rule states that a singular subject takes a singular verb, while a plural subject takes a plural verb. NOTE: The trick is in knowing whether the subject is singular or plural. The next tric... Read More

Copybees

Copybees

Baby brothers and sisters aren't the only copycats in town. Bumblebees imitate each other, too. In one study, researchers at Queen Mary University of London put a "demonstrator" bee on a fa... Read More

Mini T. rex

Mini T. rex

Among dinosaurs, Tyrannosaurus rex may be the most familiar. At 20 feet tall and twice that long from snout to tail, this beast was no doubt a scary sight to any smaller animals that crossed its path.... Read More

Gooey Secrets of Mussel Power

Gooey Secrets of Mussel Power

Where do mussels get their muscle? Waves can crash over them, but mussels keep holding tight to shoreline rocks. These tough little mollusks can even cling to the underside of a ship to hitch a ride a... Read More

Cousin Earth

Cousin Earth

As their search continues, astronomers are finding more and more planets orbiting nearby stars. This time, they've detected a solid planet that's just 15 light-years from Earth. ... Read More

Starfish

Starfish

Sea stars or starfish are marine invertebrates belonging to Kingdom Animalia and phylum Echinodermata, class Asteroidea. The names sea star and starfish are also used for the closely related brittle s... Read More

Mockingbirds

Mockingbirds

Mockingbirds are a group of New World passerine birds best known for the habit of some species of mimicking the songs of other birds, often loudly and in rapid succession. There are 17 species in four... Read More









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