So you don't have to talk about politics, religion, or your new tattoo
"I may be under attack, but take some of this to protect yourself," is an anthropomorphized way of looking at the interaction.
Field work from home
Rubbing your own privates is actually pretty useful if you're a hawk moth.
What makes each bear species stand out against the rest?
Moths, sharks, fish, and more
You might be surprised at the answer! Or you might not. I don't know your depth of knowledge of animal sensory organs.
The best of the 2012 Wellcome Image Awards take viewers under the microscope, under the human cranium, and inside an avian embryo.
The Wellcome Awards go to the most amazing medical imagery of the year, from closeups of the moth fly to extremely off-putting images of the brain
Under-the-radar polluters, and the individuals doing their best to hold climate science back
Cheap, off-the-shelf parts and a clever design make Skyline Solar's reflective aluminum troughs a contender in the race to make solar ubiquitous
The finalists will go on to Intel's International Science and Engineering Fair in Reno
Those Special Forces trainees must be very bold
Stunning pictures of some of North America's most impressive animal camouflage
The sophisticated navigation system of the moth keeps it on course despite powerful winds
Paranoid political demonstrators or a major breakthrough in robotics?
Sometimes our biggest fear is not knowing what to fear most. Fortunately, the weird science of risk analysis can teach us to judge better and fear smarter
Space-launched darts that strike like meteors
How Tinsel Town's leading entomologist gets 8-legged actors to perform.