Yes. We've all seen them--at least, one of the 2,400 species in this insect's order. They're praying mantises, and they certainly aren't known for their style, until now. Thanks to Jenny Read of the Institute of Neuroscience at Newcastle University, you can spot the world's smallest pair of 3-D spec...
Scientists may have just discovered what exactly is killing the coastal saltmarshes of southern New England and Long Island. They've found that the herbivorous Sesarma crab may be to blame.
It turns out that wetlands may be to blame for more greenhouse gas than previously thought. Scientists have discovered that a recent rise in atmospheric methane may actually stem from wetland emissions.
Pheromones are produced by most animals. These chemical signals can help trigger some of the most basic behaviors in the animal kingdom. Now, scientists have decoded some of these cues in mice, learning a bit more about how pheromones function.
Scientists have discovered a new species of gymnastic spider. This leaping arachnid is the only spider known to move by means of flic-flac jump.
It turns out that sexual conflict may affect females more than males--at least when it comes to beetles. Scientists have discovered that sexual conflict over mating impacts the parental care behavior and reproductive productivity of burying beetles.
You might be surprised when it comes to learning what the fastest land animal on Earth is. It turns out that a tiny mite holds the new record for running speed as measured in body lengths per second.
Scientists have discovered that the birds in this exclusion zone around Chernobyl are adapting to, and even may be benefiting from, long-term exposure to radiation.
The Grammy-nominated rapper, Tyga may face criminal charges for illegally housing a seven-month old Bengal tiger as a pet at his Southern California mansion.
The team operating NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover plan on having the unmanned rover examine a target area on the rock dubbed 'Windjana'.
What we eat may be impacting our environment. Scientists have discovered that our food choices may affect pollutant nitrogen emissions, climate change and land-use.