It's about brains, not brawn.
Slamming hulking prey on the ground and impaling them with sabers is tough work
Meet a stem-cell transforming biologist, a synthetic leaf creator, and the other scientists awarded a 2015 Macarthur fellowship
All hail the spider colony
Microbes that eat and breathe electricity have forced scientists to reimagine how life works—on this planet and others
An invisible world of microbes
A water slide for worms, the glorious C. instagram, and more
Teaching people game theory is good. Making them live it is even better, says UCLA professor Peter Nonacs.
Epigenetic molecules that regulate genes may influence homosexuality.
Out of the wild
Animals (including humans) are constantly adapting to their environments. Here are ten reminders that this incredible process is constant—not limited to the distant past
He reveals the rules of groups
A new study finds that trees are fueling air pollution--with a lot of help from humans
My primary focus is searching for undiscovered species—mostly white, eyeless crustaceans.
In a novel form of peer review, a biologist has given an colorfully fiery critique of a genome research consortium. Here's why.
Researchers test sexual adaptations in time-traveling brine shrimp
Evolutionary history suggests they evolved from ancient cells
How we covered the Scopes Monkey Trial, the discovery of Java Man, the Piltdown Man hoax, and milestones in the history of evolutionary theory
Artist couple creates music based on biological evolutionary development
Meet the wee, multilegged chefs behind the world's most sought-after loaves.
Survey reveals that creationism and ID are hardly extinct in high schools
Just implement a nice kill-switch, then everything'll be fine