biology

videos

Watch Scientists Express Their Research in Interpretive Dances

Dancers performed as electrons, brain processes, and teaching tools.
Becky Ferreira
2.15.19
POOP

Someone’s Lost Vacation Photos Turned Up in Leopard Seal Poop

Come get them.
Sarah Emerson
2.5.19
WOLVES

Watch Wolves Claim Their Territories in GPS Map of Their Movements

The cryptic lives of gray wolves in Minnesota’s Voyageurs National Park are revealed through stunning GPS location maps.
Sarah Emerson
1.29.19
Bones

Scientists Discover New Type of Blood Vessels In Our Bones

Human anatomy still contains many mysteries.
Jordan Pearson
1.22.19
DNA

Biologists Have Started Their Attempt to Sequence the DNA of Every Living Thing on Earth

The Earth BioGenome Project aims to map the genome of 1.5 million plants, animals, and fungi.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.1.18
videos

Watch the Trippy Winners of a Microscopic Film Contest

Nikon's Small World in Motion honors the best movie or time-lapse photography taken through a microscope.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.28.18
The Most Unknown

Methane-Eating Ocean Microbes Could Play a Major Role in Climate Change

Caltech geobiologist and MacArthur Fellow Victoria Orphan sheds light on the tiny single-celled organisms that help keep Earth’s climate in check.
Becky Ferreira
9.27.18
What The Fuck

Science Has Gone Too Far: This Is Apparently the ‘Perfect Human Body’

Anthropologist Alice Roberts and a team of SFX model makers designed the “perfect human,” and it’s fucked up.
Samantha Cole
6.15.18
flows

Lava, Land, and Life Forms

Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea volcano is the latest example of a powerful natural force for creating new life.
Melissa Cronin
5.9.18
Bug sex

Male Fruit Flies Love to Cum, and Turn to Alcohol If They Can't

A new study creates a red light district for flies.
Becky Ferreira
4.19.18
creeps

Check Out These Weird-Ass Ancient Proto-Spiders Trapped in Amber

Spiders with tails, ew.
Michael Byrne
2.8.18
HOTY2017

This Biologist Wants to Grow Vegetables on Mars

His work could help astronauts grow tomatoes on the Red Planet one day.
Lisa Cumming
12.18.17
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