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.
Coral reef fish are now moving into temperate kelp forests, with dire consequences
November 21, 2019, 3:34 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Climate change is forcing tropical fish to migrate, and they threaten to mow down their new terrain.
16 houseplants that are almost impossible to kill
Astonished divers come across a massive jellyfish off the coast of England
20 minutes in nature a day is your ticket to feeling better
Watch an elk herd run majestically across the Colorado foothills
Rare encounter with piglet squid leaves deep sea explorers at a loss for scientific words
6 winter root vegetables you should know