Animal ‘personalities’ are forcing scientists to rethink basic research.
Chimps sleep nine hours a night. Cotton-top tamarins sleep about 13. What happened to humans?
An intelligent fish has stirred up a debate about how to measure self-awareness among animals—and what self-awareness even is in the first place.
Studies have shown that when it comes to relaying scientific messages, satire can be more effective than sincerity.
A new forensic tool could help scientists figure out what kills the animals.
A rare sighting hints that giant squid use a devious technique to get food.
Crustacean parasites are common on whales, but how they survive on smaller, speedier ocean animals is a mystery.
Some right whales disappear for years, only to reemerge in strange places with a baby.
A giant database of the underwater excretions of fish, frogs, and other creatures could help scientists understand the effects of fishing and climate change.
A leggy marine creature may be a one-of-a-kind underwater planter.
A new surveillance system off the coast of New York aims to help keep the creatures out of harm’s way.
Virtual job interviews and office support groups are bucking the trend of underemployment for people on the spectrum.
New 3-D modeling technology has the power to scan coastlines for garbage much faster than humans can.
And with it, they’re learning how the predators see each other.
A new paper sifts through past research on marine debris to assess the true extent of the environmental threat.
The exclusive annual dinner hosted by a legendary society of scientists is for adventurous eaters only.
Using 3-D imaging, researchers have finally discovered how brittle stars—tiny starfish-like creatures—can carry so many babies inside their bodies at once.
Marine biologists have crowdsourced a facial-recognition algorithm to help them identify the animals on the spot.
Not everyone's brains have the same sense of direction, even with the help of GPS.