sharks

Sociable Killers

New studies of the white shark (aka great white) show that its social life and hunting strategies are complex

flowering wood sorrel

The Other Kinsey Report

Alfred C. Kinsey's scientific interests went well beyond sex.

Egypt Young

Egypt’s Young and Restless

Through Islam and the Internet, a new generation seeks its fair share.

orangutan

Mothers and Others

From queen bees to elephant matriarchs, many animal mothers are assisted by others in rearing offspring.

star-nosed mole

A Star Is Born

The fleshy pink "fingers" on the snout of the star-nosed mole point to this animal's unique evolutionary history.

thornbug

Thornbug to Thornbug

The inside story of insect song

Voracious Evolution

Discoveries of more complete remains of cartilagenous fishes have shed new light on the prehistory of sharks and their relatives.

mt. kenya

Little Criminals

A true story of a lonely plant ecologist and his mischievous neighbors

Winning by a Neck

Some trees succeed in life by offering giraffes a meal of flowers.

USS Arizona wreck

The Arizona Revisited

Divers explore the legacy of Pearl Harbor.

cardiff giant

The Creation Myths of Cooperstown

Or why the Cardiff Giants are an unbeatable and appropriately named team.

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