Bumblebees Pack Aerodynamic Sophistication into One Gram
November 28, 2020
Bumblebees seem self-aware of their dimensions so that they can navigate tight spaces during flight.
Bumblebees Are Misnamed
February 6, 2020
They don't bumble. They use efficient techniques to get the most bang of weightlifting for the buck of wing flaps.
Strange and Wonderful Animals Explored
March 5, 2017
Look at what scientists are learning about some common animals, and others not so common.
Animals Can Be Smarter Than You Think
January 4, 2017
Here are four organisms with surprising mental powers.
July 7, 2016
In the world of flying animals, stories of remarkable physical engineering come to light.
Biomimetics Inspires Education
March 7, 2016
Students and teachers are catching on to the potential of biological design to inspire good science.
Evolution Is Rapid Except When It Is Static
May 18, 2014
A new living fossil and others that must have changed rapidly or not at all are described in recent news.
Tree Crocodiles and Other Surprising Animals
February 15, 2014
Scientists have a lot to learn about living animals before presuming to speak of long-lost extinct ones.