Fifty years ago this month, the U.S.S.R. launched Sputnik 1, the world's first Earth-orbiting artificial satellite. Shocked into action, the U.S. ramped up its space program—and its science education.
“Vision” in single-celled Synechocystis works by principles similar to the human eye.
The fate of the Caspian seal may have been decided ﬁve million years ago.
Robber ﬂies are top predators in the insect world.
A visual atlas of solifuge jaws enables research on these poorly-understood arachnids.