Few other movies have cast such a long shadow as the first summer blockbuster. As a marine biologist whose research focuses on shark conservation, I’ve been living in that shadow for my entire professional life.
Ants do a lot of things that seem uncannily human — and yet they’re profoundly alien. What does that feel like to each individual ant? Now a new scientific paper suggests that there is always doubt in the hive mind.
About the only time fish get to see above water is when they are being slaughtered. This strange floating dome gives the swimming blighters a peek above water, without worrying whether their guts will be imminently be splayed everywhere. Read more >>
For a long time, the only two things that have really separated humans from apes is our ability to make fire and and our propensity towards chips. Turns out that chimpanzees likely possess both these qualities as well.
Our oceans hide so many breathtakingly beautiful species that don’t look like they’re from our planet that I sometimes wonder if the aliens have already arrived and just decided to call the deep sea home.