Science

Comet ISON Now Visible to the Naked Eye

by Michael dEstries

After over a year of waiting, Comet ISON is now finally gracing out skies – with a recent outburst of activity making it bright enough for anyone with dark, clear

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Tune in Tonight to ‘Parrot Confidential’ on PBS

by Amanda Just

“Parrot Confidential” aims to shed light on the issue, from the trauma the captive birds experience to the rising number of surrendered parrots and conservation efforts in the wild

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WATCH: Turtle Regains Mobility with Lego Wheel Prosthetic

by Amanda Just

After a turtle’s infected leg was amputated, some creative vets fitted him with a Lego wheel prosthetic.

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James Cameron to Release New Star-Studded Global Warming Doc

by Amanda Just

James Cameron and an all-star cast shed more light on global warming with his new documentary, “Years of Living Dangerously.”

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Dogs Sense Emotions of Other Dogs Based on Tail Wag

by Lindsey Little

In a study in the journal Current Biology, a team of Italian researchers found that dogs understand how other dogs feel based on how they wag their tails.

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Researchers Discover New Species of Humpback Dolphin

by Lindsey Little

A team of researchers has identified a new species of humpback dolphin off the coast of northern Australia.

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WATCH: Strangled Seal Freed From Fishing Gear

by Jennifer Mishler

The IFAW’s Marine Mammal Rescue & Research team frees a seal caught in fishing gear in Cape Cod.

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