Peaks protected fifty years ago by the Wilderness Act no longer keep mountain goats safe from human impact.
By the 1920s, California had lost all of its grizzly bears—once considered a distinct species and an emblem of the state.
Preconceptions skew our view of the biggest killer in the developed world, atherosclerosis.
Across the Pacific Ocean, plastics, plastics, everywhere
After terrestrial hermit crabs remodel snail shells, the superior homes become fiercely contested among later generations.
Radiocarbon dating of elephant tusks can help identify illegal ivory.
Cold-blooded male lampreys produce heat in response to sexually mature females.
The formation of Earth-sized planets all across the cosmos is more robust than previously thought.
Sonar and other ocean noices can disrupt the diving and deep-feeding habits of whales.
Discoveries of more complete remains of cartilagenous fishes have shed new light on the prehistory of sharks and their relatives.
New studies of the white shark (aka great white) show that its social life and hunting strategies are complex
With suggestions that Americans turn to economic account some of the smaller species of the Atlantic Coast
Characteristic facial expressions, postures, and movements are the key to an understanding of animal psychology and the soul of animal art.
The ghost of the most gigantic animal that ever walked the earth is conjured to life when a lone fossil hunter tracks down the first true footprints left by this stupendous creature, and thrills to the romance of a great discovery.
Reminiscences of an Expedition for Birds in the Primeval Forests of the Arfak Mountains
Spiders in history
A mammoth tusk is discovered during an excavation for a new building
Florida Museum of Natural History Study Provides New Insight.
The badlands of southeastern Utah, home to part of the
dinosaur-rich layer of rocks called the Morrison Formation
Science toys you can build or buy for you and the other kids in your life.
Where to find Natural History archives and other free stuff
With the spotlight on ’rithmetic, there are now free online sites where you can practice your math skills.
Alternatives to surgery for treating joint pain from arthritis