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.
Alligator blood inhibits a key toxin in the venom of vipers such as rattlesnakes and copperheads.
Study suggests parts of the animals' backs and legs fused together to form wings.
A new song type originated in western Canada and then spread East, replacing the sparrows’ traditional song.
Some evidence suggests that foxes may be trying to domesticate themselves.
Green spectrum light can actually damage plants.