The reasons a man has for holding poop and feathers under the beaks of sleeping penguins.

October 21, 2015

Plants can hear, feel, and tell one predator from another—and this researcher is spying on their defense strategies.

April 28, 2015

Uncovering the secrets to sex on the reef could help conserve a rare species of coral.

March 16, 2015

This project is trying to figure out what wolves, coyotes, and dogs are yapping about—and it could use your help.

March 03, 2015

Benjamin Cook looks at ancient trees to forecast future droughts. His latest findings are not good news for the West.

February 18, 2015

This summer John Sparks will don a 530-pound suit and plunge 1,000 feet into the Atlantic—all to find some Day-Glo fish.

February 11, 2015

Cyclones, attempted kidnappings, bleeding out of every orifice—nothing stops Bryan Fry from his quest for venom.

January 21, 2015

Frog skin is teeming with bacteria—and some of those microbes might hold the key to fighting the killer chytrid fungus.

January 07, 2015

This guy is picking through your trash—but don’t worry, it’s for a good cause.

December 09, 2014

These guys want you to eat weeds—and they’ll show you where to find ’em.

November 24, 2014