Animals, plants, microbes, fungi and all life on Earth, from long-buried dinosaurs to newly emerging infections, often serve to instruct and amaze. We are interested in everything from the simplest physical structures to the most complex emergent behavior of life's many forms — from the extinct to the evolved and from the web of ecology to the promise of animal-inspired technology.
Pesticide-treated bed nets trigger rapid evolution and resistance in one common species of sub-Saharan African mosquito, new study finds.
Researchers used light-based technique to examine 195-million-year-old bone's chemical contents.
Commercially managed bumblebees and honey bees may be contributing to wild pollinator decline.
Their eight eyes take on different tasks to assist in navigation.
Males have better spatial skills, but stubbornness holds them back on a simple task.