Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
Research linking large earthquakes to changes in the Earth's spin remains to be tested.
Researchers suggest tracking mammals may help deal with future outbreaks
The 17 best micro-videos of the year show us the world invisible to the naked eye
It was not Gwyneth Paltrow.
The controversial studies are meant to help predict what the virus will do next.
Zoonotic diseases can go from us to them.
Most of the world's ocean species died--and lots of land-based ones, too--and it might have been the fault of a microbe.
To fight deadly white nose syndrome, The Nature Conservancy has built an artificial cave, which now awaits its first tenants.
To catch a fast-acting virus, response teams have to be faster
Mouse milk (for people), spider-goats, pain-free cattle, and nine more
Dangerous fumes from an African lake could be the fuel of tomorrow
The Black Plague, Third Pandemic and Spanish Flu wiped out hundreds of millions; they have nothing on today's worst diseases
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After tallying thousands of votes, the Ugly Animal Preservation Society has a new mascot.
A new dating method puts a mollusk specimen at 507 years young
Plus: zoology's most wanted.
A Japanese woman has been recognized as the oldest woman on the planet, at age 114. Very impressive! But these six animals would scoff at a mere 114-year-old.
This is one fast invertebrate
It's the the 10-second marathon.
The pig-nosed frog deserves your love (and cash for conservation), too.