Nancy Miorelli posts photos of insects on her face on social media in hopes that the images will help normalize insects.
Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.
New FDA rules limit how farmers can give antibiotics to animals raised for meat. But a Government Accountability Office report says the FDA doesn't collect the data to know if that policy is working.
The researchers say that when the highly intelligent kea parrots hear a call associated with play, they start playful tussling, aerial acrobatics, or throwing objects into the air.
The U.S. Forest Service has approved a massive proposal to treat more than 100,000 acres on the Wallowa Valley Ranger District north of Enterprise.
The tardigrade, a strange animal smaller than a grain of sand and with hooks for feet, can survive in a dried-up state for a decade. Its secret might help improve how drugs are shipped and stored.
Nation | Business | Flora and Fauna | Environment | FoodNPR | March 22, 2017 8:07 a.m.
Advocates of grass-grazing cattle say it's better for the environment and the animals. But there's another upside: Grass-fed meat and dairy fetch a premium that can help small farms stay viable.
The green sea turtle drew international sympathy when it emerged that she had consumed nearly 1,000 coins that had been thrown into her pool. She died despite two emergency surgeries.
Technology | Nation | Flora and Fauna | Environment | WorldNPR | March 19, 2017 5:01 a.m.
For some, seeing birds is more than a pastime. It's an adventure. And although chasing rare birds is an activity so rooted in nature, technology is playing a key role.
Because what mammal can take down a rodent that sniffs out land mines as well as TB — and jumps 5 feet in the air? Surely not tonight's competitor, the maned wolf.