Reuters (May 12, 2013) Remote-controlled turtles are being studied as a potential tool for espionage and surveillance. Scientists in South Korea say they have been able to control the walking paths of live turtles by ... watch video
AFP (Oct. 15, 2013) Hundreds of Olive Ridley sea turtles started to lay their eggs in the sand of Ixtapilla beach in Mexico. More than 1,000 turtles a day are expected to arrive in the area in the next few ... watch video
AP (May 12, 2014) The Philippines charged nine Chinese fishermen on Monday with poaching more than 500 endangered sea turtles at a disputed South China Sea shoal. Police seized the boat that was allegedly laden with ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (May 5, 2015) Biologists at a Sao Paulo zoo successfully hatch a rare Lear's macaw, the first time the endangered species has been successfully reproduced in captivity in Latin America. Ben Gruber has more.
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Reuters (May 13, 2012) The Denver Zoo is vying to become the greenest zoo in the world with the installation of a new energy system run entirely on waste. Using a process called gasification - engineers at the zoo have ... watch video
FORA.tv (July 15, 2013) Why doesn't the stomach digest itself? How much can you eat before you literally burst? Can constipation really kill you? The ever-curious Mary Roach is set to find out. In her latest release, Gulp, ... watch video
FORA.tv (Apr. 23, 2013) A Good Nose: Mary Roach Studies 'Olfactory Forensics'
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May 21, 2015 A huge wildebeest herd migrates across the open, parched plains. Dust swirls up from the many hooves pounding the ground, and forms a haze over the landscape. The setting sun ... read more
May 22, 2015 Parasitic worms can pose a serious threat to the Dungeness crab, a commercially important fishery species found along the west coast of North America. The worms are thought to have caused or ... read more
May 21, 2015 Bacteria that live in the guts of cicadas have split into many separate but interdependent species in a strange evolutionary phenomenon that leaves them reliant on a bloated ... read more
Feb. 24, 2015 Tropical turtle fossils discovered in Wyoming reveal that when Earth got warmer, prehistoric turtles headed north. But if today's turtles try the same technique to cope with warming habitats, ... read more
Dec. 16, 2013 Five Chinese big-headed turtles (Platysternon megacephalum) have hatched at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo. Hatched in November, this is the first time the species has ... read more
Feb. 29, 2012 Sea turtles have long and complex lives; they can live into their 70s or 80s and they famously return to their birthplace to nest. But new research suggests this isn’t the only big migration in a ... read more