Despite the twelve volume herbarium she created, this seventeenth-century scientist earned little recognition.
Recently, the health of the honey bees has been a topic of some concern. But many scientists think we should actually be worrying about wild bees instead.
Once seasonal migrants, the iconic birds of prey are settling in the state.
A Sumatran tiger killed the female he was meant to mate with. Mating endangered species in captivity has long been a problem, if not always to such dramatic effect.
Why the argonaut, or paper nautilus, may be your new favorite cephalopod.
New findings shed light on how humans' ancestors interbred, but the Denisovans remain quite mysterious.
Humans and mosquitoes share a surprising amount of genes and have similar hunger controls.
Heatwaves have led to widespread deaths of animals like big-eyed tarsiers and flying foxes. Is there hope for species like this as temperatures rise?
Evolutionary biology offers theories as to why some mammals engage in monogamy. And no, it's not because they're in love. (Sorry.)
Heliconian butterflies choose mates with similar wing patterns. Their genes make them do it.