wildlife
Killer Kittens
Killer Kittens
Jef Akst | Jan 31, 2013
Domestic cats kill billions of birds and mammals every year, making them a top threat to US wildlife.
MRSA on the Loose
MRSA on the Loose
Beth Marie Mole | Oct 22, 2012
Wild animals are getting and spreading the deadly antibiotic-resistant bacteria.   
Wild and Sexless
Beth Marie Mole | Sep 17, 2012
Scientists find snakes give “virgin birth” in the wild for the first time
Alternative Medicines
Alternative Medicines
The Scientist Staff | Jul 1, 2012
As nonconventional medical treatments become increasingly mainstream, we take a look at the science behind some of the most popular.
Spotting a Giraffe's Age
Cristina Luiggi | Apr 11, 2012
A giraffe’s spots can give away its years.
Whirlpool Bistros
Edyta Zielinska | Apr 1, 2012
Fish adapt to feed for months along the entire depth of massive oceanic whirlpools that are rich in nutrients and plankton.
BeetleCam, Take Two
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 15, 2012
The BeetleCam is back! And this time, it’s lion proof. 
Lions Up Close
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 15, 2012
An armored, remote controlled contraption fitted with a camera snaps dangerously close pictures of lions in Masai Mara.
Hallowed Landfill
Jef Akst | Jan 1, 2012
On the tenth anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks, wildlife biologists reminisce about the role they played in the recovery of human remains.
Wildlife Biologist Goes Too Far?
Jef Akst | Nov 2, 2011
An avid conservationist is found guilty of attempting to poison feral cats, which she claims are a threat to wild birds.