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.
Animal Penises Can Tell Us a Lot About Evolution
There is a surprisingly large body of work regarding animal penis evolution.
Into the Challenger Deep!
Researchers surveying the deepest point on Earth, the Mariana Trench, also known as the Challenger Deep, made a number of remarkable discoveries.
Squids Wearing Sweaters: What Could Be Better?
Three jumbo squids found themselves wearing fancy "sweaters" recently, thanks to a team of scientists from Stanford and the National Geographic Society
The Mysteries of Hibernation
Bears in hibernation have a lot of physiological issues to solve.
When Birds Drink Too Much
In case you think a few drinks makes your singing better, it doesn’t—and the same goes for drunk birds.
Can Soil Microbes Help End World Hunger?
Bacteria and genetic research - including soil microbes - may fuel the future of agriculture
Mimics of the Animal Kingdom
Art Imitates Life? Try Bird Imitates Caterpillar. Animals that mimic to survive
Overhunting Can Kill Forests, Too
Researchers in Thailand have discovered that overhunting in tropical forests doesn’t just kill animals, it kills also trees.