When It Comes to Science, Scientists and the Public Diverge
Scientists and the public understand science topics quite differently, according to a new poll.
The Environmental Danger of Outdoor Cats
Outdoor cats are an environmental disaster.
Debunking the “Ant vs. Grasshopper” Myth
"Social parasitism" in ants occurs when one species exploits another's social behavior in order to take advantage of its work and resources.
Rose Epstein Frisch, A Scientist Who Studied Fertility, Has Died
Rose Epstein Frisch discovered the link between fatness and fertility.
Why Do Zebras Have Stripes?
Why do zebras have stripes? Perhaps to cool off, according to new research.
Bats with White Nose Syndrome: An Interview with David Blehert
Blehert interviewed about bats with White Nose Syndrome. White-Nose Syndrome is a fungal disease that's killed over six million bats in the past nine years.
An Age-Old Whale of a Tale
Researchers recently sequenced the genome of a 200 year old bowhead whale.
The Hidden Toll of Ebola: Apes
There is a hidden cost of the Ebola epidemic: Africa’s great apes are declining.
The Surprising Colors of Snow
In mountain and other wilderness areas where deep snows last well into the spring, the snow may be tinted red, green, orange, or yellow.
Scientists Have Isolated a New Antibiotic from Soil
Scientists have isolated a new antibiotic from soil.