species, evolution, culture
Did <em>Spinosaurus </em> Swim?
Did Spinosaurus Swim?
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 15, 2014
Most complete skeleton suggests the dinosaurs were semi-aquatic hunters. 
Prehistoric Critters Change View of Mammal Evolution
Prehistoric Critters Change View of Mammal Evolution
Molly Sharlach | Sep 12, 2014
Three extinct squirrel-like species were identified from Jurassic-era fossils in China.
Bird Diversity Drops From Forests to Farms
Bird Diversity Drops From Forests to Farms
Ruth Williams | Sep 11, 2014
Farms support less phylogenetically diverse bird populations than forests, but some farms are better than others.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Molly Sharlach | Sep 10, 2014
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Molly Sharlach | Sep 5, 2014
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Humongous Herbivorous Dinosaur
Humongous Herbivorous Dinosaur
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 4, 2014
A near-complete titanosaur fossil provides new details of the dinosaurs’ lives. 
Losing Languages
Losing Languages
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 4, 2014
Biological criteria and evolutionary models help predict threats to spoken language, according to two studies.
Book Excerpt from <em>The Lagoon</em>
Book Excerpt from The Lagoon
Armand Marie Leroi | Sep 1, 2014
Author Armand Marie Leroi reminisces about the shells that sparked his love of science.
Head Scratchers
Head Scratchers
Mary Beth Aberlin | Sep 1, 2014
Many natural phenomena elude our understanding.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2014
September 2014's selection of notable quotes