Elizabeth Blackburn's work on telomeres led to new research and discoveries
Vampire bats display adaptations to their diet
Scientists race to understand the reproductive biology of freshwater eels.
Are double-crested cormorants overrunning their niche—or recovering from centuries of suppression?
Contagious laughter, yawns, and moods offer insight into empathy’s origins.
For thirsty sea snakes, the ocean can be a desert.
Tigers and other “exotics” have become hefty commodities in the U.S.
Shared child care may be the secret of human evolutionary success.
A rediscovered painting celebrates Charles Darwin’s view of life.
Freshwater habitats around the world are becoming less and less hospitable to wildlife
By the 1920s, California had lost all of its grizzly bears—once considered a distinct species and an emblem of the state.
Preconceptions skew our view of the biggest killer in the developed world, atherosclerosis.
Across the Pacific Ocean, plastics, plastics, everywhere