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.
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.
Scientists find first evidence that oil from the spill reached land-based animals.
Elephants bring tourists and tourists bring money.
A long-held explanation for the spectacular diversity of fishes turns out to be wrong.