AP (Aug. 31, 2012) At least six rangers staffed phones this week at Yosemite National Park as visitors frightened about a growing outbreak of a deadly mouse-borne virus flooded lines seeking answers. ... watch video
Reuters (June 5, 2012) As both a disease vector and general nuisance, the mosquito is a scourge all over the world. Its resistance to the effects of sprays and pesticides is widely known but now scientists have revealed ... watch video
Reuters - Light News Video Online (Mar. 25, 2015) Buti, a baby orangutan who was left malnourished in a chicken cage before his rescue, takes his first steps after months of painful physical therapy. Mana Rabiee reports.
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AP (Mar. 19, 2013) Tacoma the Siberian tiger is the ripe old age of 13 and his golden years have been painful. The big cat has debilitating arthritis and walks with a bad limp. But, his caretakers gave the cat a ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Oct. 18, 2014) Researchers at The National University of Singapore have invented a new microneedle patch that could offer a faster and less painful delivery of drugs such as insulin and painkillers.
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July 1, 2015 An experiment originally designed to test the visual abilities of octopuses and cuttlefish has given researchers an unprecedented insight into the human ability to perceive ... read more
June 30, 2015 Each year, hundreds to thousands of fish aggregate at highly predictable times and locations to spawn, producing larvae that will spend at least a month in the plankton before settling to reef ... read more
June 29, 2015 Trees that can tolerate soil pollution are also better at defending themselves against pests and pathogens. 'It looks like the very act of tolerating chemical pollution may ... read more
Apr. 1, 2015 Larval competition between the Yellow Fever Mosquito and Asian Tiger Mosquito impacts adult survival may influence their ability to transmit dangerous diseases. "Older mosquitoes are potentially ... read more
Jan. 8, 2015 The tropical disease chikungunya began twisting Western tongues in July when the first locally transmitted case was reported in Florida. Spotted in the Caribbean just last year, the disease spread ... read more
Aug. 14, 2014 An experimental vaccine to prevent the mosquito-borne viral illness chikungunya elicited neutralizing antibodies in all 25 adult volunteers who participated in a recent early-stage clinical trial. ... read more
July 23, 2014 A leading researcher in chikungunya virus says many more people are at risk of getting infected now that mosquitoes in the U.S. are carrying the virus. At least 243 travel-related cases of ... read more