Image of the Day: Wildebeest Fitness Tracker
Image of the Day: Wildebeest Fitness Tracker
Data gathered from GPS-equipped collars show the animals walk long distances over days without stopping for a drink.
Image of the Day: Wildebeest Fitness Tracker
Image of the Day: Wildebeest Fitness Tracker

Data gathered from GPS-equipped collars show the animals walk long distances over days without stopping for a drink.

Data gathered from GPS-equipped collars show the animals walk long distances over days without stopping for a drink.

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Image of the Day: Keep in Touch
Image of the Day: Keep in Touch
Kerry Grens | Oct 24, 2018
A protein called talin helps maintain cells’ adhesion properties.
Candidates with STEM Backgrounds Running in the Midterm Elections
Candidates with STEM Backgrounds Running in the Midterm Elections
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 23, 2018
We’ve compiled a list of political hopefuls on the ballots in state and federal races in November.
Image of the Day: New Tiny Frog
Image of the Day: New Tiny Frog
Jef Akst | Oct 23, 2018
A newly described amphibian has such a small range in southern Brazil that it’s already critically endangered.
Image of the Day: Birds of a Lung
Image of the Day: Birds of a Lung
Shawna Williams | Oct 22, 2018
A fossil from the Cretaceous Period shows similarities to modern avian species.
Image of the Day: Clubbing
Image of the Day: Clubbing
Kerry Grens | Oct 19, 2018
Mantis shrimps’ remarkably swift kicks come from springs built into their dactyl clubs.
Image of the Day: Hearing Aid
Image of the Day: Hearing Aid
Catherine Offord | Oct 18, 2018
A swollen wing vein helps butterflies detect low-frequency sounds.
Image of the Day: Weevil Eye
Image of the Day: Weevil Eye
Kerry Grens | Oct 17, 2018
The Nikon photomicrography competition winners of 2018 include striking close-ups of a compound eye, a fern, and an insect’s bubble house.
Image of the Day: Swish Swish
Image of the Day: Swish Swish
Kerry Grens | Oct 16, 2018
Animals’ tails swat away insects using both wind and whack.
Image of the Day: Pain or O-Face?
Image of the Day: Pain or O-Face?
Jef Akst | Oct 10, 2018
Expressions of pain and orgasm are distinguishable, study finds.