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The glue cements the moth’s wing scales together like a wall of bricks.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Estimates of animal populations made by local residents and field scientists are similar.

Brian Owens, Contributor

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

Amanda Heidt, Contributor

Polar bear looking out from inside a snowy den

Study suggests that if climate change continues unabated, there soon won’t be enough snow in northern Alaska for polar bears to dig birthing dens.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Plants may recruit defenders by bribing them with other plants' pollen.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

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

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

Image shows numerous termites gathered around a hole.

Underground species eats or buries its dead, depending on likelihood of catching disease.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

Red tide approaching beach

Gel-like beads embedded with natural bacteria could fight harmful algal blooms.

Amanda Heidt, Contributor

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

Joshua Learn, Contributor

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