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Saharan insects use breakneck speeds to beat the desert heat while finding food.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

To get wildlife data, scientists have jumped out of helicopters and given mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to venomous snakes.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Conspicuous toilet spots may help Dalmatian wall lizards communicate.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Scientists show that bacteria have unexpected effects in spider sex.

Rodrigo Pérez Ortega, Contributor

The large, colorful parasite has apparently been lurking there for years.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

The fish have organs filled with glowing bacteria that they use to flash.

Sofie Bates, Contributor

Newly discovered family of fluorescent molecules explains how two kinds of seafloor-dwelling sharks glow.

Rodrigo Pérez Ortega, Contributor

‘Megafires’ jeopardize the black-backed woodpecker’s habitat.

Rodrigo Pérez Ortega, Contributor

Some poison frogs have become used to the warmer temperatures caused by climate change and deforestation, but they’re nearing their limit.

Sofie Bates, Contributor

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