Entertainment | Science | Nation | Health | Flora and FaunaNPR | Sept. 29, 2016 9:49 a.m.
Most potential Alzheimer's drugs are tested on mice. But rats may be a better choice because they seem to have a type of memory that's more like ours, and also are highly vulnerable to Alzheimer's.
Science | Nation | Health | Flora and FaunaNPR | Sept. 29, 2016 2 a.m.
Just as natural antibodies help your body find and fight microbial invaders, tailored research antibodies let scientists target and study cancer cells. But too many are poorly made, scientists say.
Environment | Business | Food | Science | Flora and Fauna | NationNPR | Sept. 28, 2016 3:29 p.m.
An endangered whale was found dead over the weekend, entangled in derelict fishing gear. Such incidents have been on the rise in recent years. A new California law aims to combat the problem.
World | Science | Economy | Nation | Flora and FaunaNPR | Sept. 28, 2016 12:45 p.m.
World leaders at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species agreed to ban all commercial trade in pangolins, a small and endangered mammal that also resembles an aardvark.
Fish & Wildlife | Environment | NW Life | Flora and Fauna | local | NewsAP | Sept. 23, 2016 8:41 a.m. | Bend, Oregon
Conservation groups argue in a new lawsuit that Oregon violated its own Endangered Species Act by removing the endangered status of gray wolves.
News | NW Life | local | Environment | Flora and FaunaAP | Sept. 23, 2016 8:10 a.m. | Portland
If approved, the species would be the first bee listed as endangered in the continental United States, says the Portland-based group that petitioned the bee be added to the list.
"He was doing his bear thing, and before he knew it he was in the city," an official told a local newspaper. The animal wove through oncoming traffic and jogged past a Pizza Hut before it was caught.
"We thought you were pulling the udder one when we herd the moos," Google told the BBC. But it's true — automatic identity protection kept this passing animal incowgnito.