Life Science Blog

November 16, 2016

3-D printed hands expose security vulnerability

November 16, 2016

Researchers are using saliva bacteria to tell people apart and detectives may be next

November 7, 2016

If fish feel pain and pleasure, what should we do?

October 10, 2016

Photographer Matt Kaelin grows bug-eating plants in his Long Island apartment

October 7, 2016

The otters of Monterey Bay are doing well, but their neighbors are still suffering

October 3, 2016

Psittacosaurus is the latest dinosaur to be reconstructed in its original hues

January 7, 2016

For howler monkeys, an evolutionary surprise: Males with fiercer calls have smaller testicles

November 18, 2015

In the digital age, we’re all connected by electricity — and some microbes are too

October 22, 2015

Monk parakeets, like humans, use complex thinking to understand where they stand in their group’s social order

September 28, 2015

Toxin researcher mines snake DNA for potential medicines

August 21, 2015

The blurred lines between reptiles, dinosaurs and birds

January 12, 2015

Biomimicry allows scientists to take a page out of nature’s playbook

December 26, 2014

Research shows that sea otters have gotten sick with H1N1, also known as swine flu

December 3, 2014

It’s tempting to view natural history dioramas as pure representations of fact — but these displays may be shaped by cultural assumptions and theatrical urges


The Scienceline Newsletter

Sign up for regular updates.