Views of the Milky Way provide more than just ambiance for the fecal-foraging insect.
Good ideas vs. stupid ones, beetle vs. beetle, shark vs. whale
One genus of South African dung beetle traded flying for a ridiculous-looking run.
Including a pepper-spraying iPhone, an illustrated guide to eating a Triceratops, and more
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
The Ig Nobel Prizes are in! Here are the winners of the strangest science awards of the year.
From fart sniffer to postdoc, the most torturous ways to make a living in science.
Be grateful, dear reader, that someone else does the hard, dangerous and downright grody work involved in truly audacious science
Environmental management: An organic method of detoxing the Andes.
What's the greatest threat to our species' continued existence? Take a look in the mirror.
Plus, a Lexus sedan made of cardboard
Cassie and Jesse set sail.
Or, which pepper will make the most hilarious YouTube video when you film yourself eating it?
Prosthetic arms improve; narwhal tusks are as neat as ever
Our annual bottom-10 list, in which we salute the men and women who do what no salary can adequately reward
Locust swarms to bring out the fear of god
The race to stop a killer, using acoustic monitoring and pheromone traps
The story is in the poop
The creator of the Segway is one of the most successful and admired inventors in the world. He leads a team of 300 scientists and engineers devoted to making things that better mankind. But he's not done
Engineers copy a toxic-jet-spewing beetle to design better drug-delivery devices, fire extinguishers and more