First radio tracking of tropical orchid bees

Blue-green orchid bees zip through increasingly scarce patches of tropical forest pollinating rare flowers. For the first time, researchers at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute track unique signals from tiny transmitters ...

Scientists find 95-million-year-old pterosaur fossil in Morocco

With the help of ancient fossils unearthed in the Sahara desert, scientists have identified a new type of pterosaur (giant flying reptile or pterodactyl) that existed about 95 million years ago. According to the findings ...

Yahoo paints brightening picture through 2013

(AP) -- Yahoo expects to make more money than management previously pledged as the slumping Internet company attracts more online advertisers and reaps savings from an upcoming search partnership with Microsoft.

Distressed damsels stress coral reefs

Damselfish are killing head corals and adding stress to Caribbean coral reefs, which are already in desperately poor condition from global climate change, coral diseases, hurricanes, pollution, and overfishing. Restoring ...

Facebook adjusts privacy controls after complaints

(AP) -- In Facebook's vision of the Web, you would no longer be alone and anonymous. Sites would reflect your tastes and interests - as you expressed them on the social network - and you wouldn't have to fish around for ...

Two new frog species discovered in Panama's fungal war zone

Trying to stay ahead of a deadly disease that has wiped out more than 100 species, scientists at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute continue to discover new frog species in Panama: Pristimantis educatoris, from Omar ...

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