What scientists learn about animal cognition helps unravel the mysteries of intelligence.
Researchers have created a unique atlas of meaning
"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?
Dogs are the best bomb detectors we have. Can scientists do better?
You might be surprised at the answer! Or you might not. I don't know your depth of knowledge of animal sensory organs.
Insects are ravaging North American forests like never before, and NASA satellites are watching the landscape change.
The best of the 2012 Wellcome Image Awards take viewers under the microscope, under the human cranium, and inside an avian embryo.
Those Special Forces trainees must be very bold
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
How Tinsel Town's leading entomologist gets 8-legged actors to perform.
Break out your botanical dictionary. You're going to need it.
Scientists' current understanding of stars says these stars shouldn't vary in brightness, but they do.