A new Sesame Street star in the making?
Although scientists have intensively studied household pests, almost nothing has been done to survey everyone else—and everyone else turns out to be the silent majority
Enigmatic tongue worm found fossilized together with a 425-million-year-old host for the first time
You will not look this good in 99 million years
Dozens of new sparkling dragonflies and sculpted beetles were easy to find. We just had to look
Modern mud dragons are kind of cute. At least one of their ancestors, however, was not
Scientists claim proteinaceous blood vessels from a hadrosaur that roamed proto-Montana 80 million years ago somehow survived
What happens when they take off those ornaments is more complicated than you'd think.
Once upon a time, a jellyfish became a parasite, and its descendants became unrecognizable.
Let it not be said that nothing good ever came from an oil spill, as this newly described species of deep-sea anglerfish shows
A tiny worm called Steinernema can fling itself nearly ten times its own length and seven times its height in pursuit of a new host.
Whirligig beetles are not obscure -- not only are they abundant and widespread, they call attention to themselves in the boldest possible way. And yet a new species has just been discovered in our very own back yard.
If you sift the mineral particles from conifer forest soil, wash them, and examine them under a microscope, you will discover a startling detail: tiny tunnels.
Stygiomedusa gigantea is a titanic jellyfish seen only about 100 times in the last 100 years which lacks tentacles entirely but appears to be hauling four 33-foot long bolts of funeral bunting instead.
Tell me what you think of my blog -- for science!
At last, scientists have identified the stylist that gives hornbeam and elderberry salon-worthy hair.
The weak light of the eclipsed moon revealed the "glow worms" I'd long sought to see.
Every so often, the observant naturalist will stumble on a treasure worthy of a BBC documentary.
There are few places that seem less likely for a zoanthid coral attack than Anchorage, Alaska. And yet the corals managed to poison around a dozen people in Anchorage over the last few years.
These little planthopper nymphs appear to be the offspring of an ent and a tribble, or perhaps shaggy sheep having bad hair days. Sheep that leap.