Elderly termites are sent into battle to die first
March 12, 2018, 12:08 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Even the old and infirm are asked to make a final contribution for the colony.
The weird and beautiful life hiding in Antarctica's frigid depths
March 11, 2018, 4:31 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers are quickly scrambling to catalog these unique species before climate change impacts their icy habitats.
New species of near-indestructible tardigrades found in parking lot
March 1, 2018, 4:29 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Scientists are trying to figure out how they can be so death-proof.
Roaches love crashing into walls (and that may help us build a better robot)
February 18, 2018, 9:32 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Roaches careen into walls to gain an advantage climbing up them.
Why beewolves don't worry about antibiotic resistance
February 15, 2018, 8:34 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
They've used the same symbiotic bacteria cocktail for 68 million years
This ordinary-looking beetle uses chemical warfare to survive being eaten
February 7, 2018, 1:57 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Just like the rest of us, toads need to choose their snacks with care.
What can rams and woodpeckers teach us about concussions?
February 5, 2018, 10:35 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
Bird brains, mantis shells and ram horns offer clues that could help prevent concussions.
New parasitic wasp may use built-in saw to escape from its hosts
February 2, 2018, 12:15 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
This isn't horrifying at all.
Volunteers save dying horses on Navajo land
What's that sound? 7 wildlife calls you might hear in your backyard
What every homeowner should know about the right-of-way
Fireflies! 12 things you didn't know about lightning bugs
12 things you may not know about Otzi the Iceman
6 natural flea remedies for cats and dogs