Let it not be said that nothing good ever came from an oil spill, as this newly described species of deep-sea anglerfish shows
A tiny worm called Steinernema can fling itself nearly ten times its own length and seven times its height in pursuit of a new host.
Whirligig beetles are not obscure -- not only are they abundant and widespread, they call attention to themselves in the boldest possible way. And yet a new species has just been discovered in our very own back yard.
If you sift the mineral particles from conifer forest soil, wash them, and examine them under a microscope, you will discover a startling detail: tiny tunnels.
Stygiomedusa gigantea is a titanic jellyfish seen only about 100 times in the last 100 years which lacks tentacles entirely but appears to be hauling four 33-foot long bolts of funeral bunting instead.
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At last, scientists have identified the stylist that gives hornbeam and elderberry salon-worthy hair.
The weak light of the eclipsed moon revealed the "glow worms" I'd long sought to see.
Entomologists, you know how to name your critters
Every so often, the observant naturalist will stumble on a treasure worthy of a BBC documentary.
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