Science and technology were making early modern Europe a better place to live, but at what cost?
The spikes in their mouths would have helped them catch squid or fish.
What you see is what you hear.
Livestock now outweighs wild mammals and birds ten-fold.
Head direction cells act like internal compasses to help the birds navigate during long flights.
Why do flocks of birds swoop and swirl together in the sky? A biologist explains the science of murmurations
Murmurations have no leader and follow no plan.
Billy was a local celebrity in the early 1900s. And he might have been a murderer.
The long-standing debate over whether dinosaurs were more like birds or lizards is drawing to a close.
The word “turkey” can refer to everything from the bird itself to a populous Eurasian country to movie flops.
You can’t farm spiders — but putting spider genes into silkworms works even better.
Quantum physics is starting to show up in unexpected places. Indeed, it is at work in animals, plants, and our own bodies.
Disgusting behavior is often crucial to survival.
Humans are good visual thinkers, too, but we tend to privilege verbal thinking.
Drones have a lot to learn from the landing abilities of birds.
They're not just watching you; they're also calculating.
Meet your new flying nightmare: Thapunngaka shawi.
Once numbering just 27 birds, the global population of California condors is now in the hundreds.
Roger Babson wanted a “partial insulator, reflector, or absorber of gravity” — something, anything, that would stop or dampen it.
From crocodiles to birds, certain animals managed to survive some of the worst extinction events in world history.
Often called modern-day dinosaurs, cassowaries are one of only a few birds known to have killed humans.