Hunted and trafficked, pangolins may hold key to COVID-19 -- Pangolins are coveted for their scales, which are used in dozens of traditional Chinese medicines.
13 hours agoCOVID-19 vaccine breakthroughs: What happens now? -- The latest promising advances in coronavirus vaccines are now posing more questions - about the logistics required to safely transport an approved vaccine, who will get it, and how to combat vaccine skepticism
18 hours agoVideo shows meteor "as bright as the full moon" in Japan -- A fireball spotted falling from the night sky over Japan has lit up social media.
19 hours agoAre we making raccoons smarter? -- The black-masked critters that teach themselves how to break into trash bins are the perfect urban survivalists, and we have ourselves to thank for that -- Nov 29
18 hours agoPet cloning: Man's best friend, again -- When their 12-year-old dog Marley was diagnosed with cancer, the Tschirhart family couldn't bear to say goodbye, so they turned to ViaGen Pets, a company that has cloned hundreds of animals for a multitude of grateful owners -- Nov 27
1 day agoNature Up Close: Wild turkeys and hope -- The successful reintroduction of wild birds in areas where populations had been decimated are a reminder that it is possible to repair past mistakes -- Nov 25
3 days agoSpaceX launches 60 more internet satellites in 100th Falcon 9 flight -- The Falcon 9 rocket's first stage set a new record, making its seventh flight from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. -- Nov 25
4 days agoMysterious monolith discovered in Utah desert -- State officials said it's illegal to install art structures without authorization on federally managed lands, "no matter what planet you're from." -- Nov 25
4 days agoEndangered whale washes ashore dead in North Carolina -- The National Park Service says only about 360 right whales are still alive and about five or six calves are born each year. -- Nov 24
5 days agoIs this house under a convent in Israel the boyhood home of Jesus? -- "I'm working off evidence," Professor Ken Dark told CBS News. "What's there on the ground is very consistent, very convincing." -- Nov 23
6 days agoCOVID lockdowns' impact on greenhouse gas emissions a "tiny blip" -- U.N. weather agency voices hope for lasting change after pandemic, but says reduction in greenhouse gases during lockdowns was just a "tiny blip." -- Nov 23
6 days agoArctic temperatures are astonishingly warmer than they should be -- The entire Arctic Circle was an average of 12 degrees Fahrenheit above normal this weekend. -- Nov 23
6 days agoSpaceX launches NASA-European sea level monitor -- The Sentinel-6 satellite is the first of two in a billion-dollar program to monitor Earth's oceans. -- Nov 22
7 days agoOwl found in Rockefeller Christmas tree will soon be released -- The tiny owl, named "Rockefeller," was found hiding in the branches of the towering Christmas tree that serves as a focal point of New York City's holiday season. -- Nov 21
8 days agoPompeii excavation unearths well-preserved bodies of two men -- Archaeologists have discovered the bodies of two men who died during so-called second pyroclastic flow, after the initial eruption of Mount Vesuvius. -- Nov 21
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