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Interview with a Saber Tooth Tiger

From our science correspondent AA. AA: We’re in a cave at an undisclosed location on the Himalayas, interviewing Ms. Lilypad, a saber tooth tiger.

April 1, 2013 — Athena Andreadis

Dear Evolution: Letters of Gripe and Gratitude

By Mara Grunbaum and Ferris Jabr Dear Evolution,Let's start with the wings: did you really have to turn them into flippers? Don't get us wrong—we appreciate the swimming and diving talents...

STAFFApril 1, 2013 — Ferris Jabr

91 Is April Fooling You

7 × 13 pieces of beach glass found on the shore of Lake Michigan and arranged on my coffee table. Rather appropriately, April 1st is the 91st day of the year, at least in non-leap years such as 2013...

April 1, 2013 — Evelyn Lamb

Welcome to the Squamozoic!

When the Mesozoic ended, it was inevitable that the lizards, snakes and amphisbaenians – the squamates – would inherit the Earth. For the last 65 million years, the world has been so dominated by squamates that we term this stage in the planet’s history the Squamozoic ...

April 1, 2013 — Darren Naish

#SciAmBlogs Sunday - Wow! You want to see a week's worth of super-blogging?

I am back! Surgery went well, and I am recovering nicely.Check out the new Image of the Week and Video of the Week.- Laura Jane Martin - Butterflies and Bombs - Kara Rogers - The Legacy of Lifestyle - Hilda Bastian - ‘Every breath you take, every move you make…’ How much monitoring is too much? - Kyle Hill - The Komodo Dead: What Really Kills in The Walking Dead - Sam Khosravifard - How Many Asiatic Cheetahs Roam across Iran? - Michael Fertik - Step It Up, Silicon Valley - Lawrence Rifkin - Is the Meaning of Your Life to Make Babies? - Jon Lieff - Emotional Needs in Teens May Spur the Growth of New Brain Cells - Anne-Marie Hodge - Laikipia Plateau: Intraguild Interactions on Camera - Felicity Muth - Homosexuality in female beetles, and what we can learn from it - Melanie Tannenbaum - Will changing your Facebook profile picture do anything for marriage equality?...

STAFFApril 1, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

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