- •When you give octopus MDMA they hug it out
- •An unlucky, ancient beetle shows how flowers first blossomed
- •What looks like a deer, is the size of a rabbit, and was just photographed for the first time in decades?
- •Why are crows and ravens such jerks?
- •Vultures are going extinct because people won’t stop consuming their brains
- •Arctic critters are sneezing on each other like never before
- •Scientists helped a horde of cannibal ants escape from a Soviet nuclear bunker
"I was always very interested in science, and I knew that for me, science was a better long-term career than tennis."
Naked mole rats look like walking steamed spring rolls (with tails). But, beneath their translucent skin, they have a 35 million year old superpower: they are super carbon dioxide breathers (trust us, they’re joining the Avengers).
THE MOLE—as in 6.02214076×10^23, the unit in chemistry used to count really really tiny stuff like atoms and molecules.