Are dinosaurs still around today? You probably know that birds and dinosaurs are evolutionary cousins, but do you know how we know that? Here’s a deeper look at a piece of knowledge we might normally take for granted!
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!
When Mother Nature designed the survival strategies for the poison dart frog, she brought in a whole new playbook! Get a load of this bit of wonder…
The wonder of spirals can be found throughout the natural world. It turns out that Mother Nature uses some fascinating mathematics in these designs!
Maybe when we know more, we will save more of the earth’s wonders. Here are 8 of the rarest and cutest animals on earth.
Fascinating – maybe positive – math on the subject of population growth!
There’s a fascinating reason why dragons show up in cultures all around the world, and it’s something that unites us all!
Did you know that 80 million years ago, dinosaurs roamed the ever changing landscape at the edges of an inland sea, covering most of the middle of the North American continent? This make for some very interesting dinosaur finds!
Take a quick break today to recognize the wonder of your inner lemur. Your body, in so many ways, is a walking demonstration of the scope of eternity!
What happened before history? After 200,000 years, let’s take a moment to reflect on how far we’ve come, and maybe where we are headed!
The most important scientific discoveries almost always contain the key elements of a great story: drama, serendipity, hardship and perseverance. Here’s a fabulous tale of the WOMAN who discovered dinosaurs!
Is it possible to find a living dinosaur in some far off corner of the globe? It is if you count the extraordinary, enormous bird called a cassowary!
How much do you really know about this planet’s history? How long have we been here? How does that compare Earth’s entire history? With the help of a football field, let’s gain a little perspective on these questions.
What could we learn from the “outliers”? Here’s a way to start down the path of finding something to respect and even learn from the un-lovables.
How did orchids become some of the most unique and beautiful plants on the planet? It turns out these remarkable plants have used some very nefarious tactics over the years to make homes in some of the planet’s most fascinating niches.
The discovery of Homo Naledi, a new human ancestor, was a momentous occasion. It not only shifted our understanding of our origins, it also changed the way we conduct and talk about scientific 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.
What if life on earth never evolved a solid scaffolding: bones? Can we imagine a planet where soft bodies like worms and octopus evolved big brains? Our backbone seems to have changed everything and the story of it’s evolution is fascinating.
Can beetles remind us of some important life lessons? Let us introduce you to the riffle beetle, a fascinating little water beetle who has a lot to teach us!
Intelligence. How are we doing on that as a species? Let’s have some fun with the concept and in the end, we may even find that nice guys might be smart enough to finish FIRST! Take a look…
The side-blotched lizard takes a unique approach to the dating game, the result is the world’s longest game of rock-paper-scissors! Take a look inside the lives of these remarkable little creatures…
It isn’t crazy science fiction, in fact, plants are able to communicate to warn each other of danger. You might not smell a freshly mown lawn the same again!
Lonesome George was the last of his species, but his legacy lives on with the help of the American Museum of Natural History. His story illustrates the importance of conservation and the potential for a brighter future for all endangered species.
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.
Is making a MISTAKE really such a bad thing? Many of our best innovations are the result of “happy accidents” and most innovator fail repeatedly before their Ah-ha moments. Could we learn to embrace mistakes? Take a look…
We all know what it looks like when we are without sleep, but why is it so important? It turns out that up until the 1950’s nobody had studied this question scientifically! Check out the story behind the science!
Our fascination with sharks might seem like a little much at times, but these incredible examples of evolution might deserve some of the attention we give them. Leave today a little smarter with a few amazing shark facts!
Is turning birds into dinosaurs possible? Creating the dino-chicken isn’t just a scientific dream. The science behind the project is already a reality!
Have you heard much about “megafauna,” the other giants that roamed the earth after the dinosaurs. It turns out they can teach us a lot about rewilding, a process to recover balance in the natural world.