Posted June 22, 2017 by Rebecca West

Scientist ready to launch new search of Gardener Island in attempt to finally solve 80-year-old mystery of the disappearance of famed aviator Amelia Earhart through the use of bone-sniffing dogs. (VIDEO)

Posted June 22, 2017 by Ron Callari

Today, it’s not uncommon for pet owners to fill up their households with lots of pets. Whether it’s cats, dogs, birds, snakes, rabbits and/or guinea pigs, today’s 21st Century lifestyle is literally a fertile breeding ground for pets of all shapes, sizes and species — particularly if these menageries can all get along with each other.

Posted June 13, 2017 by Rebecca West

When a kitten was left paralyzed from back injuries, it was unlikely she'd ever be adopted. Not only has she found a forever home, but acupuncture has helped her regain mobility.

Posted May 27, 2017 by Ron Callari

We’ve come a long way, Lassie. From Ivan Petrovich Pavlov’s classical conditioning research of the early 1900s to artificial intelligence and web cams of the 21st Century — today our dogs can benefit from the advancement of technology in new and marvelous ways.

Posted May 16, 2017 by Lady Bee

The Link AKC Smart Dog Collar won the 2017 CES Innovation Award for best wearable electronic device. The Consumer Electronics Show recognized the Link AKC not only for its technical sophistication but for how the GPS dog collar enables greater interaction between man and man's best friend.  Let's see how this dog collar works....

Posted March 26, 2017 by Ron Callari

In a recent episode of FX’s hit TV drama ’The Americans,' the plot line hinged on what I thought was a fictionalized tale of espionage, utilizing insects as armed soldiers of sorts. It followed the lead characters Elizabeth and Philip Jennings in their attempt to foil an American plot against the Russians. Disease-spreading midges  [resembling mosquitoes] were being bred to destroy the Soviet’s wheat supply to escalate that country's hunger crisis. Definitely a unique spy-story premise . . . but could any of it be true?

Posted March 6, 2017 by Creature Features

PetNet, the popular auto-feeding app that feeds dogs and cats while their owners are away, served up a big plate o' nuttin' when server issues put the kibosh on their kibble.

Posted February 16, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

When you think of NASA's Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral in Florida you tend to think of science and technology not of alligators and other wildlife. What most people don't realize about the facility is that, being located on Merritt Island, it is also a National Wildlife Refuge. Of Merritt Island's 140,000 acres, Kennedy only takes up about 6,000 acres. This makes for a tricky balance between nature and space science.