Mice fed a diet high in saturated fat show shifts in their gut microbes and develop obesity-related inflammation.
May 9, 2014|
Scenes from the labs that study the unique organ
January 1, 2014|
Some of the fantastical marine life depicted in a rare, 18th-century book
August 1, 2013|
Inside the Cold War bunker where wildlife biologists tried to create a safe haven for bats at risk of contracting a deadly fungal disease
September 1, 2012|
See some of the images brought up from early trips to the Galápagos Rift, where an ecosystem thrives around hydrothermal vents.
June 9, 2012|
Shortly after a rat infested supply ship ran around in Lord Howe Island off the east coast of Australia in 1918, the newly introduced mammals wiped out the island's phasmids—stick insects the size of a human hand.
June 1, 2012|
In 1929 and 1930, Johns Hopkins Medical School surgeon Warfield Firor carried out a series of experiments to determine how long blood could flow between animals with joined circulatory systems. Without using any anti-coagulants, Firor attempted to es
April 1, 2012|
Researchers are permanently marking endangered reptiles in Madagascar to keep the animals from entering the illegal wildlife trade. Read the full story. [gallery]
March 1, 2012|
Take a tour through the revolutionary menthod's past, present, and future.
February 1, 2012|
In 1842, Anna Atkins, a 43-year-old amateur botanist from Kent, England, began experimenting with a brand-new photographic process called cyanotype or blue-print.