- Biologist: Vermont bats begin white nose recovery Updated: Mar-08-14 8:55 am
- Copperheads appear on rise as kingsnakes decline Updated: Mar-07-14 7:10 am
- Researcher suspended after dolphin moved to pool Updated: Mar-07-14 3:06 am
- Hawaii modified food bills battered but alive Updated: Mar-06-14 10:29 pm
- Doctors hope for cure in a 2nd baby born with HIV Updated: Mar-05-14 5:15 pm
- Gene therapy seems safe, may help control HIV Updated: Mar-05-14 5:13 pm
- Big Island farmer sues over GMO registration rule Updated: Mar-05-14 2:34 pm
- Microbes, some from Philly, to battle in space Updated: Mar-05-14 12:47 pm
- 'Resident' gray whales return to Puget Sound Updated: Mar-04-14 9:16 pm
- Unique tagging project sheds light on Oahe walleye Updated: Mar-04-14 9:01 am
- Tree disease found in Northern California county Updated: Mar-03-14 7:53 pm
- Shelby County jail inmate found dead in cell Updated: Mar-03-14 5:51 pm
- Report: Communication lacking in lobster study Updated: Mar-03-14 3:16 pm
- Study looks at how wolverines react to recreation Updated: Mar-03-14 11:01 am
- Montana hopes to limit illegal fish stocking Updated: Mar-02-14 12:07 pm
- NH researchers study horseshoe crab bleeding Updated: Mar-02-14 9:29 am
- Colored lobster rope could be safer for whales Updated: Mar-01-14 11:01 am
- Nanomedicine is topic at Omaha Science Cafe Updated: Mar-01-14 5:05 am
- Scientists monitor shark behavior off Oahu coast Updated: Feb-28-14 6:37 pm
- Sea otters declared recovered following 1989 spill Updated: Feb-28-14 6:26 pm
- Board denies clemency for condemned Oklahoma man Updated: Feb-28-14 4:31 pm
- Audubon Society plans to track Rusty Blackbird Updated: Feb-28-14 2:15 pm
- Maine gov creates task force to study green crab Updated: Feb-28-14 12:33 pm
- NH tops one-day record for bald eagle sightings Updated: Feb-28-14 9:34 am
- Teen helps scientists study her own rare disease Updated: Feb-27-14 5:37 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A biologist who has studied the decline in Vermont's bat populations since white nose syndrome started killing tens of thousands almost a decade ago says he thinks the worst of the epidemic is over and at least one affected species is beginning to recover.
SAVANNAH, Georgia - As kingsnakes decline in localized areas of the Southeast, the abundance of one of their common meals - the venomous copperhead - seems to be increasing.
FORT PIERCE, Florida - Federal officials have suspended a central Florida dolphin researcher for allegedly putting a sick dolphin in a resort community's swimming pool without permission.
HONOLULU - The chairwoman of the Hawaii House Agriculture Committee said Thursday she intends to fight for a bill that would establish a task force to study genetically modified foods.
A second baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment - in this instance, four hours after birth.
Scientists have modified genes in the blood cells of HIV patients to help them resist the AIDS virus, and say the treatment seems safe and promising. The results give hope that this approach might one day free at least some people from needing medicines to keep HIV under control, a form of cure.
HILO, Hawaii - A Big Island papaya farmer is suing for relief from new registration requirements for growers of genetically modified crops.
PHILADELPHIA - Forget about the Olympics in Sochi and the puffy peaks of the Caucasus Mountains.
SEATTLE - A male gray whale that feasts on shrimp in the Puget Sound every year was spotted over the weekend, marking the start of an annual stay in Washington state inland waters by a small but peculiar group of these big marine mammals, whale watchers reported Tuesday.
PIERRE, South Dakota - Wildlife officials are learning more about the walleye in Lake Oahe through a unique tagging program that was launched last year.
FRESNO, California - Scientists say a disease that kills oak trees along the California coast has spread into yet another county.
COLUMBIANA, Alabama - The Alabama Bureau of Investigation is probing the death of a 27-year-old inmate at the Shelby County jail.
PORTLAND, Maine - A lack of communication among state, federal and independent researchers prevented data pointing to elevated mercury in lobsters at the mouth of the Penobscot River from being shared sooner, according to a newspaper report.
JACKSON, Wyoming - Researchers are studying the effects of winter recreation on wolverines in northwest Wyoming.
GREAT FALLS, Montana - State officials are considering a plan aimed at stopping the illegal stocking of fish into public waters.
DURHAM, New Hampshire - Collecting and bleeding horseshoe crabs for biomedical purposes could be hastening a decline in their population in parts of the East Coast, according to researchers from Plymouth State University and the University of New Hampshire.
ROCKPORT, Maine - Preventing endangered northern right whales from becoming entangled in lobster gear could be as simple as changing the color of rope, a whale researcher says.
OMAHA, Nebraska - The science of nanomedicine related to cardiovascular disease is the focus of next month's Omaha Science Cafe.
HONOLULU - Researchers with the University of Hawaii have captured hours of shark-cam video that reinforces the fear tiger sharks strike in other animals.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A federal study of Prince William Sound sea otters affected by crude oil spilled from the Exxon Valdez has concluded that the marine mammals have returned to pre-spill numbers a quarter century after the disaster.
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board on Friday denied a convicted murderer's request to commute his death sentence to life in prison.
LAWRENCE, Kansas - Growing up on a farm in southeast Kansas inspired a lifelong interest in nature for Lawrence resident Gary Anderson.
ROCKPORT, Maine - Maine Gov. Paul LePage has signed an executive order to create a task force that will study the impacts of the invasive green crab in Maine.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - The state's bald eagle population has almost fully recovered from the lows of the 1970s, according to New Hampshire wildlife experts.
WASHINGTON - First the teenager survived a rare cancer. Then she wanted to study it, spurring a study that helped scientists find a weird gene flaw that might play a role in how the tumor strikes.