Tardigrades can completely dehydrate and later rehydrate themselves, a survival trick that scientists are harnessing to preserve medicines in hot temperatures.
Numerous videos online show that squid undergo a dramatic color-changing effect after being stunned or killed.
The intensely white coloration of the shrimp is a remarkable feat of bioengineering.
Within a month of that initial conversation, Peter Singer became a vegetarian.
The first-of-its-kind approval could change how we think about gene-edited foods.
500 sheep were slaughtered to produce the 2,060 pages of the "Codex Amiatinus," a Latin translation of the Bible.
The discovery has enormous implications for the development of novel anti-anxiety medications.
Billy was a local celebrity in the early 1900s. And he might have been a murderer.
Nobody knows where the word "penguin" comes from.
The puzzle of play The purpose of play — for children, monkeys, rats or meerkats — has proved surprisingly hard to pin down. Scientists continue to toss around ideas.
Climate and ecological changes, as well as disruptions to the food chain, were already killing off the dinosaurs.
It's more than just a cute habit.
At least one of Earth's creatures is able to survive the vacuum of space.
In all mammals, there are two brain pathways for processing information from the eyes: an evolutionarily ancient one and a more modern one.
Could it be culture?
Deep underwater, temperatures are close to freezing and the pressure is 1,000 times higher than at sea level.
Darwin missed an amazing example of evolution.
Two populations that are geographically separated today once mated a very long time ago.