Texas Senate OKs Plan To Let Some Students Bypass Test RulesThe Texas Senate has approved allowing thousands of high school seniors to graduate this year despite failing one of the standardized exams needed to earn a diploma.
Biologists Question Federal Plans To Protect Sage Grouse BirdThe government is preparing insufficient protections for a ground-dwelling bird that has declined significantly over the past century and soon will face a possible endangered species listing.
Evolution Debate Again Engulfs Texas Board Of EdThe Texas Board of Education has extended preliminary approval of new science textbooks, but held up one biology tome because of alleged factual errors.
State Education Board Delays Textbook VoteThe Texas Board of Education has refused to approve a biology book by one of the nation's largest publishers, pending an expert review of supposed "errors" on evolution.
Famed Texas Marine Researcher Ray Dies At 94Sammy Ray, a founder of Texas A&M University at Galveston whose marine research brought him international acclaim, has died. He was 94.
Emergency Order Issued In Zebra Mussel FightSubmerged near a Lake Grapevine marina, the cinder block “traps” are nothing fancy—but, biologists say the traps will sound a critical alarm about the approach of destructive zebra mussels.
Viral Video: The Science Of AgingWhile many people worry about how to slow the signs of aging, this video looks at an equally important question: why do we age?
Biologist Says Warm Winters May Lure Vampire BatsA Texas biologist said that recent milder winters in the U.S. may attract some bloodthirsty vampire bats up from Central America and into Texas.
Carrollton Can't Touch Invading Egrets Despite Health, Property RisksIt didn’t matter that a group of irritated residents spoke up at Tuesday’s City Council meeting about losing their neighborhood to thousands of birds. City leaders told them their hands were tied, these egrets are federally protected migratory birds.
Protected Egrets Concern Carrollton NeighborhoodWhat started as a few nesting pairs has turned into a full-fledged egret takeover that has now expanded onto three blocks throughout the city.
Every Tree Counts In Dallas If you can take a census of the people, then why not a census for trees? Dallas arborist Steve Houser asked that very question. "It's important to know because we can't manage an asset that we don't fully understand."