Using nature as a guide, geneticists build plants with qualities evolution could never produce
Understanding where the insects travel will help biologists better track their overall population levels.
It's an unusually loveable bug, according to a new survey
Not content with laying its eggs inside a caterpillar's body, a parasitic wasp then turns the host into a zombie babysitter
This has happened with several crop-munching insect species around the world.
As students everywhere return to school, the luckiest are heading for caves and rocket firing ranges instead of lecture halls
The web is crawling with jokes, hoaxes and more insidious fakes. Digital-image experts aim to develop foolproof detection tools, but until then, seeing is not believing
A literary-scientific project tracks the change in New England plantlife from Thoreau's journals to today
Dark matter makes up much of the cosmos, yet no one knows exactly what it is. Soon, physicists may finally solve one of science's biggest mysteries.
Also: one of the first times humans encountered the microscopic world.
Watching how insects use plants shows that self-medication isn't just for complex animals
Are nuclear disasters the new normal?
How the World Wide Web has changed science
Gene gun use circumvents USDA oversight
Our yearly list of young geniuses shaking up science includes scientists making new forms of geometry, better HIV drugs, studying sun plasma, butterfly pharmacology and more.
Now here is some change you can bee-lieve in.
The finalists for Smithsonian's annual nature photography contest are in, and they're stunning.
2016 has been a rough year, but it's not all doom and gloom
New designs and materials will make future skyscrapers sturdier, safer, and smarter.
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Forget algebra homework: try building spaceships, operating a nuclear reactor or listening in to distant galaxies
A combination of DNA evidence and historical research confirm the remains belong to the misshapen monarch
Superior-optics binoculars are the top priority. Then, if you want to follow Whitney's lead, digital recorders and a digital scope/camera combination.