These animals to grow scalpel-sharp and precisely shaped tools that are resistant to breaking.
Yet another ocean monster has been discovered.
Technology designed to listen for atomic bombs can also hear tornadoes.
It walked enough miles to nearly circle the Earth twice.
These enormous centipedes are straight out of science fiction.
Sometimes, new combinations of preexisting things revolutionize life.
A genetic study of British Columbia grizzly bears finds a weird link to local human languages.
While a squirrel's life may look simple to human observers – climb, eat, sleep, repeat – it involves finely tuned cognitive skills.
The brain of an ancient bird offers clues to the survival of its modern-day relatives.
Scientists discover surviving viruses in 15,000-year-old glacier ice on the Tibetan Plateau in China.
A study finds that baby mammals dream about the world they are about to experience to prepare their senses.
Australian parrots have worked out how to open trash bins, and the trick is spreading across Sydney.
Evolution proves to be just about as ingenious as Nikola Tesla
The ethical debate over zoos is going to grow louder. There might be a solution that involves robots.
Eight-eyed arachnids can tell when an object's movement is not quite right.
By the end of this decade, Seabed 2030 wants to produce accurate maps for the remaining 80 percent of the ocean floor.
When facing a predator, single cells sometimes unite to defend themselves, paving the way for more complex multicellular life forms to evolve.
One man studied apes for 50 years. He says nature isn't as cruel as you think.
These bizarre mollusks have the ability to regenerate their bodies and to absorb other organisms' attributes.
Evolutionary success is not about the number of one's children, but one's grandchildren: the children need to survive and pass on their genes.
These distant cousins of starfish live on sea floors around the globe.
Traditional Chinese medicine and Vietnamese culture are driving the pangolin to extinction.
That's as fast as a bullet train in Japan.