Featured by Hannah Seo
Schoolkids in New Zealand discovered a new species of giant penguin
The new fossil is one of the most intact specimens of giant penguins we have.
COVID-19 has now killed 1 in 500 Americans
The pandemic is far from over.
A rare humpback whale ‘megapod’ was spotted snacking off the Australian coast
The gobble gathering may also be a foreboding sign of climate change.
New fossil reveals a fearsome shark-toothed dinosaur
The new dino was five times bigger than local tyrannosaurs and the first to be discovered in Central Asia.
We finally know what turns cats into tabbies
The gene had eluded researchers for years.
This year’s flu season could be a rager. Shots can help.
Last year was a record low for influenza, but this year could be tougher.
Vaccination cuts the risk of long COVID in half
New research from the UK shows that breakthrough infections are not only rarer, but also less likely to persist.
Stars that gobble up planets could narrow the search for other Earths
About a quarter of sun-like stars have likely snacked on a rocky planet.
We’ve seen how tardigrades walk, and it’s mesmerizing
Biologists carefully observed—and were surprised by—the lumbering gait of these so-called 'water bears.'
Smugglers almost made off with a near-complete fossil of a bizarre flying reptile
The pterosaur specimen is the most complete of its kind ever found—although it was hacked into six pieces.