These newly discovered peacock spiders will change your mind about arachnids
September 14, 2017, 3 p.m. by Catie Leary
Many people don't see arachnids as 'cute,' but maybe they've never laid eyes on a peacock jumping spider.
Why do oak trees produce more acorns some years but not others?
September 14, 2017, 11:54 a.m. by Tom Oder
A range of factors influence acorn production, even within a 100-mile area.
'Dark matter' microbes discovered, adding 20 new branches to the tree of life
September 14, 2017, 8:56 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The mysterious realm of our planet's microbes just got a little less dark.
The surprising force behind America's monster hurricanes
September 12, 2017, 8:24 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
How the Sahara Desert both contributes to and checks the formation of one of earth's greatest natural forces.
Ghost-like 'skeleton flower' turns transparent when it rains
August 29, 2017, 11:16 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
These flowers' white blossoms transform into crystal clear windows.
Farmers' Almanac warns of brutal winter
Remember that kid who invented a way to clean up ocean plastic? He's back, and it's happening
What's that sound? 7 wildlife calls you might hear in your backyard
For a spectacular dose of autumn, try the Porcupine Mountains
The mystery of Canada's magical Spotted Lake
Dugout canoe revealed by Hurricane Irma may be centuries old