Lindsey Konkel • January 19, 2009
One fish’s evolution raises questions about what constitutes a species.
Lynne Peeples • December 22, 2008
The U.S. Navy, environmental groups and the U.S. Supreme Court fight to balance national and whale security.
Carina Storrs • December 16, 2008
Clarinet with whale songs: click to listen Distorted clarinet riffs filled the air. Then howls, hauntingly low and distant, syncopated by short squeals accompanied them. The duet was no experimental […]
Jonathan Teyan • November 28, 2008
An Oklahoma scientist chases down the secrets of Alaskan sled dog endurance.
Lynne Peeples • November 7, 2008
A cooler ocean is feeding hungry salmon, but their ultimate survival remains uncertain.
Lindsey Konkel • November 5, 2008
One ugly insect overturns assumptions about the best mate.
Brett Israel • October 31, 2008
How a little luck—and a large extinction—aided dinosaurs’ dominance.
Susannah F. Locke • October 24, 2008
A new technique finds tropical birds sing duets to locate mates—and to guard their territories.
Eric R. Olson • September 30, 2008
At last Friday’s presidential debate Senator John McCain made the following statement, railing against earmarks for pork-barrel spending: “You know, we spent $3 million to study the DNA of bears […]
Katherine Tweed • September 24, 2008
Earlier this month, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick asked the federal government to declare a commercial fishery failure in his state. More than 600,000 acres of shellfishing areas were closed from […]
Eric R. Olson • September 10, 2008
How volunteers and scientists are fighting an uphill battle to bring the mollusk back to the city’s waters.
Rachel Mahan • June 23, 2008
Asks Emily from Dwight, NE
Stuart Fox • June 4, 2008
Neil Shubin's new book explores the intersection of developmental biology, paleontology and genetics.
Rachel Mahan • May 23, 2008
A lizard family tree offers clues to the balance between reproduction and survival.
Susannah F. Locke • May 12, 2008
- Asks Clara in New York