Entomologists, you know how to name your critters
Every so often, the observant naturalist will stumble on a treasure worthy of a BBC documentary.
There are few places that seem less likely for a zoanthid coral attack than Anchorage, Alaska. And yet the corals managed to poison around a dozen people in Anchorage over the last few years...
These little planthopper nymphs appear to be the offspring of an ent and a tribble, or perhaps shaggy sheep having bad hair days. Sheep that leap.
The identity of Earth's first flower has long vexed botanists. A new interpretation of an old fossil adds to the evidence that they may have come from the water.
On August 5, I was interviewed live by the Weather Channel about the 13 fungal infections caused by the 2011 Joplin tornado that I wrote about a few weeks ago. Here's that interview.
To a tiny worm called a nematode, slugs may be the ultimate sexy ride: moist, secure, and maybe even pre-loaded with snacks.
August 1 commences a two-month series of live-streamed ROV dives by NOAA's Okeanos Explorer in the deep waters off Hawaii.
The most unexpected beneficiary of the EF-5 tornado that struck Joplin, Mo., in May 2011 was a fungus named Apophysomyces
The sea sapphire combines the brilliance of a morpho butterfly, the cuteness of copepod, and the cloaking skills of a Klingon Bird-of-Prey. But just how does it pull it off?
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