A feathered dinosaur has been discovered that existed way before the bird-like dinosaurs that birds have generally been thought to have evolved from.
A new fossil discovery has shown that some early birds evolved teeth adapted for specialized diets.
A dinosaur that couldn't fly itself could nevertheless take down and eat flying dinos as much as a third of its size.
If birds poop on your shiny red car more than on those of your neighbors, don't take it personally: it's just the color.
We have the first birds to thank for the fact that there are no longer any two-foot-long bugs buzzing about in the skies, say University of California, Santa Cruz scientists.
The evolution of birds is the result of a drastic change in how dinosaurs developed, Harvard scientists say.
Almost seven million birds are killed by communications towers every year as they migrate from the United States and Canada to Central and South America.
Radiation from nuclear disasters such as Chernobyl and Fukushima may, surprisingly, have done the local wildlife no harm at all.
The Obama administration has instituted new voluntary guidelines for project siting and development.
The La Niña weather pattern could be triggering flu pandemics such as 2009's swine flu, scientists suggest.
The view there on Keystone is full speed ahead, send the dilbit on down – even as government scientists and conservation groups [PDF] raise
Puffins are funny looking, but appearances aren’t everything. It turns out that the funny little birds are smart enough to “scout out” their own migration routes.
If you thought reptiles were some of the least intelligent creatures in the animal kingdom, well, you might want to reconsider.
Planes designed to look like birds would be more aerodynamic than traditional shapes, say a pair of engineers in California and South Africa.
A new study turns perceived wisdom on its head, concluding that some dinosaurs may actually have descended from birds.