Videos
Kung Fu Shrimp
Kung Fu Shrimp
The Scientist Staff | Nov 30, 2017
Watch a mantis shrimp punch its prey into submission using its specialized hammers.
Australian Magpie-Lark Duet
Australian Magpie-Lark Duet
The Scientist Staff | Nov 30, 2017
The birds sing together to help defend their territory.
Memory Master
Memory Master
The Scientist Staff | Oct 31, 2017
Four-time USA Memory Champion Nelson Dellis reveals some of his memory-training tactics.
Fire Ant Rafts
Fire Ant Rafts
The Scientist Staff | Oct 31, 2017
The invasive insects weathered extreme climatic conditions by banding together and riding out Hurricane Harvey's flood waters.
These Flies Suck. . . Frogs
These Flies Suck. . . Frogs
The Scientist Staff | Oct 31, 2017
Insects feast on amorous tungara frogs by eavesdropping on their amphibian love songs.
Why Are Some People Altruistic?
Why Are Some People Altruistic?
The Scientist Staff | Oct 31, 2017
Researcher Abigail Marsh tells the tale of her very personal brush with extreme altruism.
Watch This Biofilm
Watch This Biofilm
The Scientist Staff | Sep 30, 2017
Researchers encoded moving images in DNA within living cells.
Spider Silk
Spider Silk
The Scientist Staff | Sep 30, 2017
Kraig Biocraft Laboratories has genetically engineered a silkworm to spin spider silk, which might be used for futuristic products.
Introducing Batman
Introducing Batman
The Scientist Staff | Sep 30, 2017
Daniel Kish, who is blind, uses vocal clicks to navigate the world by echolocation.
Living Fabric
Living Fabric
The Scientist Staff | Aug 31, 2017
See the bacteria-powered, breathable clothing made by former MIT researcher Wen Wang and colleagues.