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Humans have evolved to be incredibly efficient at walking. In fact, simulations of human locomotion show that walking on level ground and at a steady speed should theoretically require no power input at all.
Long jumpers and triple jumpers spend hours training to perfect their take-off. But what influences their performance? Scientists have discovered that taking off from a compliant surface (such as a springboard) compared with ...
A 600-pound calf that lost its back hooves and part of its legs to frostbite in Virginia more than a year ago has been fitted in Texas with a new pair of prosthetic hind legs.
At just four weeks old, ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's newest arrival is already standing tall – at almost six feet!
The sight of two dolphins twisting playfully in the murky waters of the Mekong river elicits barely stifled squeals of delight from a boatload of eco-tourists.
The Cambodian government on Friday said it will limit fishing in a zone in the Mekong River to protect critically endangered freshwater dolphins.
A humpback whale and its calf were injured on Monday after apparently being hit by a ferry in Sydney Harbour, with witnesses saying the animals had ugly gashes and cuts.
Malaysian wildlife authorities said they had rescued a pygmy elephant calf on Borneo island and expressed hope a planned sanctuary would provide protection for the endangered animals.
Other than Olympic race walkers, people generally find it more comfortable to run than walk when they start moving at around 2 meters per second about 4.5 miles per hour.