Naked mole-rats are far more than what meets the eye. These strange, ancient, cancer resistant, insect-like mammals have a lot for us to learn from!
Did you know you are home to millions of invisible creatures? Say hello your microbiome, the ecosystem of microscopic organisms that help keep you alive!
How can studying new species lead to a brighter future? Here’s a great reminder that inspiration is all around us, we just have to search for connections!
Have you ever wondered how owls fly silently? There’s more to it than you may think! These remarkable creatures are yet another example how nature never ceases to amaze us.
Why is squid skin so spectacular? How do creatures covered in soft skin camouflage seamlessly with coral? Here are the fascinating answers!
Check out this incredible new web series from National Geographic! wild_life with Bertie Gregory heads to the Pacific Northwest for a new take on documenting our planet’s amazing natural wonders!
The study of life in the planet’s most extreme environments is pushing back the frontiers of knowledge on earth and beyond. Here’s a marvelous perspective from a scientist at the cutting edge of this research!
We don’t have to write about the world’s largest natural wonders to celebrate Nature’s most spectacular creations. Let us introduce you to the pygmy seahorse, one of the planet’s smallest marvels.
How can leeches help biologist study remote ecosystems? It turns out researchers can use these often overlooked creatures to learn about species hidden from view! Here’s the fascinating story.
How old are you? Are you sure? Biology is showing us that our real age isn’t as old as we think, and this is leading us to ask some big questions!
The jerboa may look like the tiny rodent cousin of the t-rex, but the skeletons of these strange creatures are helping us answer questions with major implications in medicine.
Oxford University’s Wytham Woods is a place of science, art, and conservation. This incredible Laboratory with Leaves is a wonderful reminder that the beauty of nature is waiting for us in our own backyard!
Let’s say you have discovered the skeleton of a dinosaur, how do know if your discovery is a new species? When Elmer Riggs discovered the first brachiosaurs in 1900 this was the question he had to answer. So, how did he do it?
Someday soon we will be re-growing our own failing or missing parts! This remarkable science may eventually touch every one of our lives. Fascinating!
We can all think of a a lot of things that makes us happy, but what if we didn’t need things and circumstances to be happy? Former biochemist turned monk Matthieu Ricard give us a leap forward on that!