Elon Musk invokes a Jedi, Luke Skywalker to describe brain implant technology amid claims of animal cruelty in up to 12 monkeys. Continue reading Why a Comparison of Luke Skywalker to Implants Tested in Monkeys is Causing a Disturbance in the Force
Scientists edit genes to allow common fruit flies to reproduce through parthenogenesis. But can they do it in mammals or even people? Continue reading Scientists Switch On the Ability for Virgin Births in Animals
It’s the largest known consortium of octopuses on Earth but scientists think there may be many others to discover. Continue reading World’s Largest ‘Octopus Garden’ Found off the California Coast
An ancient tiny whale named for King Tut or Tutankhamun and another whale with four legs named for Egyptian deity Anubis Continue reading Ancient Small Whale Found Near the Nile Named After Pharaoh Tutankhamun
Scientists find moths have invisibility cloaks to avoid bats, while others find a secret weapon in a Monarch butterfly’s spots. Continue reading Tiny but Mighty Ways Monarch Butterflies and Moths Survive in the Air
An extremely rare orange lobster has joined resident blue, yellow, and other colorful lobsters living at the University of New England. Continue reading Ultra-Rare Orange Lobster Joins Rainbow of Colorful Crustaceans Caught Near Maine
For years, entomologists have been constantly asked why insects come to porch lights but there’s never been a definite answer. But now, scientists have what they consider the most plausible answer, and it may not be what you expect. Continue reading Why Insects are Drawn to Artificial Lights Like a Moth to a Flame
The Irish Elk was the world’s largest deer, and the fossils challenged people’s views of extinction, evolution, and consciousness. Continue reading How the Irish Elk Challenged People’s Ideas of the World
Biophilic design challenges the system of isolation from nature, surrounding us with natural elements to improve health and well-being. Continue reading Biophilic Design Recognizes We’re Healthier Surrounded By Nature
Scientists review the concept of the wood wide web and call for more research while others are making wetware computers with mushrooms. Continue reading Scientists Seek Evidence Of ‘Wood Wide Web’ As Others Make Mushroom Computers
People rely on insects to survive and now scientists think they may have some form of consciousness, emotions, and even personalities. Continue reading Insect Consciousness: Our Rapidly Changing Perspective on Bugs and Other Animals
Two rare rabbits from Japan are flagship species for conservation and biodiversity as we enter the reflective Year of the Rabbit. Continue reading Rare Bunnies Are Flagship Species in Year of the Rabbit
The documentary asks interesting questions about why possibly “extra-dimensional beings,” as a former FBI agent put it, might be interested in specific animals. Continue reading Documentary Explores Flying Elk and Hunters Carried Off By UFOs
We’ve all heard the metaphor of a butterfly flapping its wings and causing a hurricane across the world. Well, now, scientists found that honeybees can change the electric fields of the atmosphere in a big way. Continue reading Scientists Find Insects Have Profound Effect on Electrical Fields
Once numbering in the millions, the bison are returning and bringing a green wave.
Continue reading Return of the Bison Brings Hope and Heals Environment
Quantum computing just took a big leap based on building tiny quantum processors after the atomic model of molecules found in nature. Continue reading Researchers Mimic Nature at the Atomic Scale and Make Quantum Leap
A military project uses underwater mics to listen to sea life. By doing so, they can detect human threats and spare whales from deadly military sonar. Bonus: The tech could help scientists understand the human impact on ocean life. Continue reading Military Listens to Sea Life Sounds to Detect Threats – Could Spare Whales
Scientists find a ‘strange beast’ fossil in China. Later, they learn it is an ancient giraffe relative and name it for a bizarre mythological creature. Continue reading ‘Strange Beast’ Fossil Related to Giraffes Named for Mythical Ancient Creature
Researchers suggest they have found something like a ‘new law of nature,’ in life’s preference for symmetry. But does it sound a whole lot like an ancient concept? Continue reading Researchers Suggest They Found ‘New Law of Nature’ in Symmetry, Or Did They?
Researchers find that green crystalline rocks related to the gemstone peridot and olivine can trap CO2, cracking over time to increase the storage capacity significantly. Could this offer a large-scale carbon storage solution?
Continue reading How Green Crystalline Rocks Could Help Protect Earth from Climate Change
A paleontologist discovers the first new opabiniid for over 100 years and the second-ever recognized in a museum collection. Continue reading Paleontologist Finds Second-Ever Opabinia, Cambrian Era Oddball in Museum
Mother Nature is known around the world by different names, but there is resistance to the Divine Feminine. Perhaps, that’s what needs to change in today’s imbalanced world? Continue reading It’s Time to Hear Mother Nature and the Divine Feminine Again
Is this a Chupacabra-like hybrid found in Pennsylvania? Take a look and find out more about the cryptozoology legend. Continue reading The Chupacabra: Reports from Puerto Rico to Pennsylvania
Finding the third eye in the Tuatara was puzzling and still holds mystery. Perhaps, they thought, it was a vestigial sight organ, a ‘relic from our reptilian past.’ Continue reading Ancient Reptile, Tuatara, Predates Dinosaurs, Has a Third Eye
Tardigrades collected from a roof gutter in Denmark could be the first quantum entangled animals. Continue reading Tardigrades from a Gutter May Be First ‘Quantum Entangled’ Animals
The Atacama Desert and Socotra feature bizarre endemic flora and fauna that make them stand out among the most alien-like places on Earth. Continue reading Two of the Most Alien-Like Places on the Planet
We are never far from alien-like creatures, with some living very close indeed. Continue reading Alien-Like Creatures We Share Earth With Right Now
Are humans the only species known to self-domesticate through ‘survival of the friendliest?’ A new genetic study suggests that may be the case. Continue reading Study Suggests Ancient Humans Were Domesticated – By Themselves?
For people of all ages, the metamorphosis of a butterfly chrysalis shows how magical our world can be. Continue reading Looking Inside a Chrysalis To Find More Than ‘Caterpillar Soup’
Multiple species are ‘shapeshifting’ all over the world, including North America. Continue reading Study Finds ‘Shapeshifting’ Animals All Over the World