Posts in: biology

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This better make me superhuman

This better make me superhuman

A journey through the flu shot with my irrational tweets interspersed.

By | Posted December 4, 2012

Caged boredom

Caged boredom

With nothing to do, mink turn to lounging and binging

By | Posted November 30, 2012

Chimpanzee justice

Chimpanzee justice

Differences in chimpanzee and human punishing behaviors

By | Posted November 19, 2012

Frond this way: Lady Gaga's ferns

Frond this way: Lady Gaga’s ferns

Does whimsy trump clarity when botanists name 19 new fern species after the pop superstar?

By | Posted November 13, 2012

Fun-size candies aren’t so fun anymore

Fun-size candies aren’t so fun anymore

Remember the days when our biggest worry during trick-or-treating was finding razor blades in our apples?

By | Posted October 30, 2012

Man's true best friend?

Man’s true best friend?

Some are benign, some are beneficial, some are bad. But the one thing microbes have in common? They’re everywhere.

By | Posted October 26, 2012

Paper wasps follow a secret succession line

Paper wasps follow a secret succession line

One species of wasps innately knows the order of queens-to-come in the colony and avoids internal conflict

By | Posted October 5, 2012

VIDEO: Glow-wise

VIDEO: Glow-wise

Behind the scenes at the American Museum of Natural History’s newest exhibit

By | Posted May 30, 2012

VIDEO: No exit: How humans are changing salamanders

VIDEO: No exit: How humans are changing salamanders

An afternoon with evolutionary ecologist Steve Brady

By | Posted May 8, 2012

Coffee - a cause for concern or a cure?

Coffee – a cause for concern or a cure?

With 1.6 million new cases of type two diabetes each year, how much coffee should we really be drinking?

By | Posted February 26, 2012

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