Jan 15, 2014 11:54am

Arctic Freezes Aren’t What They Used to Be

It was cold.  It was brutal.  Many T-shirts were frozen in the name of TV news.  But a new analysis from the National Center for Atmospheric Research shows that lately, those Arctic cold snaps like the one earlier this month just aren’t lasting as long. … Read More »

Nov 30, 2013 9:45am

Whales, Dolphins Putting on Spectacular Show in Monterey Bay

In the wild, animals go where the food is, so for hundreds of killer and humpback whales as well as dolphins, the place to be is California’s Monterey Bay. They’re showing up for a booming seafood buffet thanks to an unusual late-season abundance of anchovies…. Read More »

Nov 22, 2013 2:43pm

New Dinosaur That Rivaled T-Rex Discovered in Utah

Meet the biggest bully from 100 million years ago that even rivaled the mighty tyrannosaurus rex. The discovery of the siats meekeroreum (pronounced see-atch), a new dinosaur species, was announced today by Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History. The partial skeleton of the meat-eating predator, which… Read More »

Nov 22, 2013 12:07pm

Robot Penguin Spy Cams Capture Rare Moments

A penguin couple attempting to stage a “chick-napping” after losing their own baby. Another penguin flipping its tail under to keep its egg from freezing. A hungry predator that thought it had picked up dinner instead inadvertently became the first bird to capture an aerial-view… Read More »

Oct 15, 2013 8:01pm

Monster Oarfish, 18 Feet Long, Called ‘Discovery of a Lifetime’

What began as a marine science instructor’s leisurely snorkeling trip off the Southern California coast turned into the discovery of a monstrous legendary sea creature. Jasmine Santana, a 26-year-old instructor for the Catalina Island Marine Institute, was snorkeling in Toyon Bay on Sunday afternoon when… Read More »

By Jared T. Miller

Sep 21, 2013 6:15am

Brilliant Photos of the Bobtail Squid

Todd Bretl’s astonishing underwater images of the bobtail squid come from years of practice. Bretl has been diving since the age of 12, and shooting underwater since 2008. The bobtail squid is a particularly good subject for a light-hungry photographer; the cephalopod possesses bioluminescent bacteria… Read More »

By ABC News

Sep 20, 2013 10:09am

VIDEO: Dolphins’ Unusual Feeding Frenzy Chases Fish on Land

  By LINZIE JANIS and MARY COMPTON A group of dolphins living exclusively in the waters off the Carolinas and Georgia have an unusual, yet ingenious, way of capturing their prey — they force them up on shore. Dubbed the Seabrook Island gang, these bottlenose… Read More »

By ABC News

Aug 20, 2013 4:44pm

NASA Introduces New Astronaut Class of 2013

ABC News’ Gina Sunseri reports: Eight shiny, new astronauts with the right stuff were introduced by NASA today at the Johnson Space Center. They are the class of 2013 - four women and four men who made it through the rigorous screening and are now on… Read More »

By ABC News

Aug 5, 2013 6:33pm

‘Shark Week’ Researchers Dissect Rise of Attacks on Humans

ABC News’ Darcy Bonfils reports: Sharks are some of the most feared predators on the planet. Last year, there were 53 attacks in the U.S. alone, and worldwide there were 80 unprovoked attacks, up from 78 the year before, according to the International Shark Attack… Read More »

Jul 19, 2013 6:00am

Large Dinosaurs Had Hundreds of Teeth to Spare

It seems like some of the largest dinosaurs in prehistoric times didn’t need to make dental health a priority. A new study published in the journal PLoS One examined the teeth of Camarasaurus and Diplodocus dinosaurs and found that they not only had multiple sets… Read More »