It’s not the paradise that germophobes might imagine.
It's already planning to pull back on work that protects the world from pandemics.
Some scientific journals are defusing the fear of getting “scooped” by making it easier for scientists to publish results that have appeared elsewhere.
The producer Orla Doherty talks about malfunctioning submersibles, toxic lakes at the bottom of the ocean, and being literally out of her depth.
Almost everything about the naked mole rat is bizarre.
A bacterium remakes the body of the Hawaiian bobtail squid, and then protects it.
Discovered in an Israeli cave, the jaw confirms that humans ventured out of our birth continent at least 180,000 years ago.
In Asia-Pacific reefs, the majority of corals with junk on them have some kind of infection.
But some music scholars have doubts.
... and no one knows why.
Eels use electricity in more complex ways than anyone had imagined.
The president jumps the shark.
The mass death of 200,000 saiga provides a dark omen for what might happen to wildlife in a changing world.
The COMPAS tool is widely used to assess a defendant’s risk of committing more crimes, but a new study puts its usefulness into perspective.
Seventeen years after the original Blue Planet, the BBC Natural History Unit has perfected the art of the blockbuster documentary.
The Arc gene, which is critical for animals’ ability to learn from experiences, has an incredible origin story.
Animal culture can be as rich and varied as human culture.
A new study finds a strong relationship between armed conflict and the decline of Africa’s large animals.
Feathers on birds-of-paradise contain light-trapping nanotechnology that makes some of the deepest blacks in the world.
We’ve spent centuries trying to kill bacteria. Now, scientists have shown that subtler approaches can work—at least in mice.