June 30, 2015, 10:46 a.m. by Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The ancient worm is a distant relative of squishy worms that live in tropical forests today.
June 30, 2015, 9 a.m. by Catie Leary
Say hello to Arachnocampa luminosa, a bioluminescent fungus gnat species that is endemic to the craggy limestone cave systems of New Zealand.
June 19, 2015, 3:44 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Slowing brain activity gives them better night vision and lets them stay in sync with swaying flowers.
June 16, 2015, 9:02 a.m. by Tom Oder
It's summertime — but the living won't be easy if you come across a tick infected with Lyme disease.
June 3, 2015, 1:02 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Forget your kids and pets. Your house's biodiversity hotspots shelter tons of microorganisms.
May 29, 2015, 7:17 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The dementor wasp, named after the soul-sucking monsters from the Harry Potter series, is as terrifying as it sounds.
May 23, 2015, 11:35 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Hungry, coca-eating caterpillars are about to rain down on Colombia's illegal coca plantations.
May 21, 2015, 9:58 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Scientists highlighted 10 of the 18,000 newly named species to showcase the Earth's biodiversity.