Color-changing brittle stars can see — even without eyes
January 3, 2020, 12:46 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The brittle star appears to use its color-changing powers for vision.
Hermit crabs are dying by the millions after swapping their shells for plastic
December 14, 2019, 8:21 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Researchers counted nearly 600,000 dead hermit crabs on one island chain alone.
Young orcas eat better and live longer when grandma is around
December 10, 2019, 1:38 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Humans and whales alike benefit from the 'grandmother effect.'
This holiday light display brought to you by an electric eel named Miguel Wattson
December 6, 2019, 8:27 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Twinkle, twinkle, little eel?
Drone captures the largest swarm of sea turtles ever filmed
November 29, 2019, 10:51 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The density of turtles is so high that you could almost imagine crossing the sea by hopping from shell to shell.
A blue whale's heart may only beat twice per minute when diving for food
November 27, 2019, 9:51 a.m. by Russell McLendon
This is the first time scientists have recorded the heart rate of a blue whale, the largest animal on Earth.
Australian fires reveal ancient water system built long before the pyramids
Thirsty koala seeks help from bikers in South Australia
What gray hair says about your health
9 of the world's largest dog breeds
Arctic fox astounds scientists by walking 2,100 miles in 76 days
Scientists accidentally discover new type of immune cell that kills most cancers