A butterfly larva’s fate depends on who finds it first—its ant friends or ant foes.
After decades of ferocious fighting, the Swat wife usually triumphs over her beleaguered husband.
Their principles, purposes, and prospects
Part of New York’s heritage vanished when bulldozers dug the foundation for the World Trade Center
The immutable laws of design set limits on all organisms.
An American anthropologist set out to study the Tiv of West Africa and was taught the true meaning of Hamlet.
Electron microscopy has shown the biologist a complex, new world.
Can shipwrecked men survive if they drink sea water?
Hundreds dot the Costa Rican jungle, as baffling as the monuments of Stonehenge.
Even as a pet, his single interest was in ants, and he never quite got used to a tame chimpanzee.
By clearing out vegetation, wildfires increase the vulnerability of soils to erosion and flooding.
Global fires may have doomed dinosaurs and much other life after giant meteorite struck Earth 66 million years ago
There's more to a mountain than the summit.
Two years after its big quake, Christchurch is still trembling.