Conspicuous armaments are good visual proxies for fighting ability.
Bats, reservoirs for such viruses as Ebola, are increasingly villainized and require special conservation.
After centuries of moving through the Irish countryside, a group known as Travellers has come to rest.
Algae, plants and humans: three groups of organisms that used chemistry to change the planet.
Peaks protected fifty years ago by the Wilderness Act no longer keep mountain goats safe from human impact.
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
The Story of the Bowdoin-MacMillan Arctic Expedition of 1934
Even as a pet, his single interest was in ants, and he never quite got used to a tame chimpanzee.
Instances of a Practice Extending from Remote Times to the Present
A Glimpse behind the Scenes at the American Museum
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