Human ailments as varied as hernias, hiccups, and choking are a legacy of our “fishy” ancestry.
Good thing for us it’s small, because this predator gives no quarter to its quarry.
A device that renders objects truly invisible may be commonplace within the next few decades.
Toxic hairs enable some caterpillars to venture forth in conspicuous processions.
Nineteenth-century artist Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins still influences how prehistoric life is represented today.
As human populations expand and lions’ prey dwindles, the poorest people—and hungriest lions—pay the price.
Reef-building sponges are giving up their long-held secrets.
The flexible neck of the Amazon River dolphin let it hunt masterfully in the muddy shallows of the Amazon Basin.
Forensic anthropologists do facial reconstruction from remains of two crewmen found on the USS Monitor
The evolution of disgust