Scientists take a peek behind those sad puppy dog eyes

Scientists take a peek behind those sad puppy dog eyes

What's behind those hard-to-resist puppy dog eyes?New research suggests that over thousands of years of dog domestication, people preferred pups that could pull off that appealing, sad look. And that encouraged the development of the ...

Sources: US to question Assange pal jailed in Ecuador

Sources: US to question Assange pal jailed in Ecuador

U.S. investigators have received permission from Ecuador to question a Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who has been held in jail for more than two months on suspicion of hacking, The Associated ...

Experts hold climate talks in Bonn as pressure to act grows

Experts hold climate talks in Bonn as pressure to act grows

Experts are meeting in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing pressure for governments to act faster against global warming.Diplomats meeting in the western city of Bonn starting Monday will focus on resolving ...

Overflowing Great Lakes pose new threat for endangered bird

Overflowing Great Lakes pose new threat for endangered bird

Peering through a spotting scope mounted on a tripod, researcher Alice Van Zoeren notices a piping plover skittering across a sandy, pebble-strewn Lake Michigan beach and hopping into a nest, swapping places with its mate."Nest ...

Conservation project uses invasive plant to make art

Conservation project uses invasive plant to make art

Amid the food trucks and the stands hawking arts and crafts at a recent street fair in Detroit Lakes, Anna Haglin had an unusual pitch."Hi," she called to passersby. "Do you want to make paper?"Haglin ...

Progressive climate policy poised to pass in Oregon

Progressive climate policy poised to pass in Oregon

Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind global warming.Supporters call it the United States' most ...