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Scientists have discovered a 600-mile-long coral reef
It’s at the mouth of the Amazon River. Read more…

Ancient Bees
Studying pollen from the legs of 48-million-year-old bees. Read more…

glowing fingerprints

Glowing fingerprints
A new technique instantly visualizes fingerprints — and it makes them glow! Read more …

Green Sea Turtles making a huge comeback
Nesting data from the Florida coast shows green sea turtles are back — in a big way! Read more …

aspirin

Great White takes a bite out of carbon
A new study suggests large predator fish like the Great White Shark play an important role in preventing global warming. Read more …

aspirin

Gastrointestinal cancer
A new large-scale study shows that aspirin doubles the survival rate in patients with GI cancer. Read more …

Prescription drug overdose epidemic
Since 1999, overdose deaths involving prescription opioids have quadrupled in the U.S. Read more …

Galapagos Tortoise Hatchling

Galapagos Tortoise Hatchlings
Baby tortoises found on Galapagos island for first time in 100 years!. Read more …

Teen contracts plague
Bitten by infected fleas at Yosemite. Read more …

Ebola virus: An Achilles' heel?
An international team has identified the molecular "lock" that the deadly Ebola virus must pick to gain entry to cells. Read more …

dog-cow hybrid

A dog-cow hybrid?
That's impossible. Right? No? Maybe? Read more…

A molecule-making machine:
New invention by University of Illinois chemists is like a 3-D printer at the molecular level Read more …

Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) and human origins
Analysis of mtDNA-related data suggests humans are derived from an ancient cross involving a female chimpanzee. Read more …

Cat-rabbits
Watch 'em hop! Read more …

Diseases carried by rats
Read about what you can catch from rats and how it could happen. Read more…

Labrador Duck: Not extinct after all?
Is this alleged extinct North American seaduck actually be a case of mis-identification? Read more …

The Taung Child
An eagle's prey? Read more…

A new predator expanding its range
The coywolf is more aggressive than a coyote and more adaptable than a wolf. Now it's moving into big eastern cities like Toronto and New York. Read more …

Woman undergoes uterus transplant, has baby
A Swedish woman is the first in the world to successfully deliver a child from a transplanted uterus. Read more …

Jaggermeryx
New anthracothere commemorates a rock star's lips. :) Read more …

Another sign of global warming
Late-summer water temperatures near the Florida Keys are warmer by nearly 2 degrees. Read more…

Pelagornis sandersi

Largest bird that ever flew?
Paleontologists have identified the fossilized remains of what could be the biggest flying bird ever found. Read more …

Remarkable University of Pittsburgh study
Pig extract used to regenerate human muscle. Read more …

Lou Gehrig's Disease: A cure?
A study led by University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute researchers has revealed how ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) is transmitted from cell to cell, and suggests the spread of the disease can be blocked. Read more …

More recent biology news (older articles):

Recent Biology News for Kids:

What do elephants eat?
Read about the foods elephants eat. Read more …

A virtual tour of Lascaux
You can now view the beautiful paintings of Lascaux Cave and never rise from your chair. Read more …

Giraffe habitat — Where giraffes live. Read more …

About zebras — Zebra habitat and distribution. Read more …

Where lions live — Lion habitat and distribution. Read more …

The foods kangaroos eat — About kangaroo diet. Read more …

Snake food — What snakes eat and how they eat it. Read more …

Cheetahs — About the fastest land animal.
Where they live >> What they eat >>


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