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A new study in Vietnam offers hope for a massive freshwater species.

Amanda Heidt, Contributor

The bigger the whale, the tougher it is to find a decent meal.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

Damselfish often end up raising young that aren't their own.

Amanda Heidt, Contributor

A new study shows that the Inuit brought dogs with them when settling North America, and these dogs’ descendants are still working today.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Surprisingly, it’s the trees, not the bugs, that matter.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

Corral Bluffs location contains fossils from a critical time in the evolution of mammals.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

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

Joshua Learn, Contributor

Researchers combine old whaling records with aerial photographs to estimate the large animals’ weights.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

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