A biologist and teacher uses photography to reveal the unseen beauty around us
Understanding this mechanism could help scientists breed healthier colonies
Lawns mowed every two weeks hosted more bees than lawns mowed every three weeks. Jason G. Goldman reports.
A look at a database of fatal traffic accidents found a 12 percent increase on the informal marijuana holiday 4/20 after 4:20 P.M. compared with nearby dates.
Mice trapped in New York City apartment buildings harbored disease-causing bacteria and antibiotic resistance genes. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Birds living in urban areas rarely get any peace and must cope with almost constant disturbance from both humans and their pets
Animals that nest near the loud equipment show PTSD-like physiology and have more stunted offspring
Evolutionary studies indicate that the genetic changes enabling a cancer to develop arise shockingly early within the primary tumor. This discovery points to a promising new approach to therapy
In a contaminated Seattle river, what the mammals leave behind may be a good gauge of cleanup efforts
Non-native milkweed species planted in the southern U.S. could harm monarch butterflies as temperatures rise. Jason G. Goldman reports.
Tomato plants detect snail slime and mount preemptive defenses
During extreme heat waves, one species of eucalyptus copes by releasing water
Lizards, snakes and turtles are concentrated in largely unprotected areas
Rather than always making the same call in response to the same stimuli, North Atlantic right whales are capable of changing their vocalizations.
Humans aren’t the only animals that have discovered medicinal products in nature
ID tags for bumble bees allow a computer to track the behavior of individual bees, revealing insights into their daily routines and decisions. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on April 3, 2018. It is a Nature Video production.
The jutting midface of Neandertals seems to have evolved to help get large volumes of air into an active body that needed lots of oxygen.
Photosynthesis actually is an inefficient process, but a biological chemist is trying to crank it up.
Could scientists one day use blood and skin cells to replace sperm and eggs?
To learn more about decay and fossilization, researchers conduct unorthodox experiments—like dissecting decomposing animals in the lab. Christopher Intagliata reports.